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What to Do Before a Blizzard

By Auto Insurance, damage, Freeze, home, Home Insurance, home safety, Homeowners, Personal Insurance, Seasonal Tips, Winter

Severe winter weather can catch us off guard. Even adults sometimes hope for a snow day… but odds are we’re not getting one. In many cases, you still have to brave the cold, clean off your car and get to work. When the forecast calls for heavy snow, it helps to think ahead. Follow this checklist of ways to prepare…

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Here’s What Road Salt Does to Your Car

By Auto Insurance, car insurance, Freeze, Seasonal Tips, Winter

When winter arrives, so do difficult driving conditions like whiteouts and black ice. Road salt helps melt ice, which definitely makes the roads safer. However, there are some definite downsides when it comes to your car. Read on to learn exactly how road salt works—and what road salt does to your car. HOW DOES ROAD SALT WORK? Salt—or in scientific terms, sodium chloride…

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Winter Storm Survival Guide

By Uncategorized, Winter

Are you ready for the “Bomb Cyclone” of winter weather that is taking over the east coast? A significant winter storm can be a huge threat, and people should take action now. With these types of conditions, we encourage everyone to be prepared and stay safe. One of the primary concerns is the loss of power, heat and communications, sometimes…

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Your Car's Winter Weather Guide

By Tips from the Insurance Experts, Winter

Winter Tires. If you drive regularly in cold or snowy conditions during the winter months, winter or snow tires are a smart investment. The best time to install winter tires is when the temperature consistently approaches freezing. Even if your vehicle is equipped with traction control or ABS braking, these tires are still beneficial since these systems don’t increase your…

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