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7 Tips to Prevent Burst Pipes

1. Slow drip. If your water pipes pass through unheated or unprotected enclosed spaces, consider allowing a slow drip from your faucets to reduce the buildup of pressure in the pipes. Even if water in a pipe does freeze, the pressure release from a slow drip may help to reduce the likelihood of a ruptured pipe. 2. Allow warmer room air to reach enclosed pipes. Where water pipes are vulnerable...

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Tips for getting your classic car back on the road

The classic car experts at Hagerty® have put together the following start-up checklist. If your car has been sitting for a while, take the time to prep before a long drive. You’ll both be better for it. Start with your battery. If it’s been on a trickle charger all winter, disconnect it from the charger and reconnect the battery. If you simply removed the battery and stored it in a warmer spot...

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Time to Ride!

Whether you are a trail rider, farmer or just use your ATV for pleasure on your own property, it is important to understand how to properly insure your ATV. If you ride off your property, your homeowners or renters insurance may not be sufficient. You may need a policy designed specifically for recreational vehicles.   Let us explain the coverage options for your ATV. We are here to help...

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Scheduled Personal Property

What is Scheduled Personal Property?   Your personal property are the items that you own such as furniture, clothing, and electronics. Although a standard homeowner’s insurance policy will generally cover these items, you need to be aware of limits within your policy for items such as jewelry, guns, and a coin collection. If you want additional coverage for these items, you need to schedule...

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Insuring your boat

Going to a Boat Show? What you need to know about insuring a boat.   There are several coverages to consider when insuring your boat. First is liability insurance. If you are found at fault in an accident, you could be held liable for injuries caused to others or for repairing damage caused by the accident. Watercraft liability helps protect you from paying medical expenses, loss of income...

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Fire Safety Week – October 4 – 10

A fire can start anywhere and at any time. Be safe and consider these fire safety tips:   Cooking Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, boiling or broiling food Keep anything that can catch fire away from your stove Keep a fire extinguisher rated for kitchen use nearby   Candles Blow out all candles when you leave the room or go to bed Keep candles at least 12 inches away...

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