Cleaning Your Gutters Can Save You Thousands

Don’t overlook this essential home maintenance task It seems sunnier days and warmer temperatures are just around the corner after a surprisingly mild winter. Before you make plans to improve your home’s curb appeal or you decide to take on other DIY projects, The Insurance Center urges homeowners to focus their attention on a more pressing errand that could help prevent major damage to your home in the weeks and months ahead. “Gutters and downspouts play an essential role in protecting home...
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Use These Tips to Help Prevent Costly Pothole Damage

Potholes can damage your car or lead to an accident Living in New Hampshire offers residents the opportunity to witness the beauty of all four seasons. A downside to this benefit is the constant damage to homes, infrastructure, and cars due to the swinging temperatures throughout the year. As snow begins to melt away and reveal a rash of potholes on our roadways, The Insurance Center encourages you to read our tips to help prevent pothole damage to your car. “Potholes are an unfortunate part...
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Avoid Any Claim Hiccups with These Essential Steps Automobile

Accidents can be stressful if you don’t know what to do Most motorists who have been involved in an automobile accident can attest to the fact that dealing with the aftermath can be a nightmare. As part of an effort to help clarify what would happen next and ease some of the stress associated with these types of events, The Insurance Center would like to share the steps motorists should take immediately after an accident. “Accidents usually cause a whirlwind of emotions that could leave moto...
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An Annual Insurance Review Can Help Close Any Gaps in Coverage

The beginning of the year is typically a good time to evaluate your insurance coverage needs. As your family grows and the dynamics around your household changes, The Insurance Center encourages you to take a comprehensive look at your auto, home, and life insurance needs to close any gaps in coverage that may exist and to adjust any policy terms as needed. Robert J. Sammon, President of The Insurance Center, explains that families will usually look for savings in all the wrong places. “Polic...
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These Space Heater Safety Tips Could Save Your Life

As temperatures begin to drop, more families are relying on portable space heaters for their heating needs. While space heaters can make up for the inefficiencies of home heating systems, one aspect that is less talked about is the fire risk they can pose to families. Before the bitter cold spews into your home, The Insurance Center would like to share a few essential space heater safety tips that can help you prevent a home fire and the costly repairs that usually follow. Robert J. Sammon, P...
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Homeowners Can Limit Radon Exposure with These Easy Steps

Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency urges people to test their home for radon as part of National Radon Action Month. Radon is an odorless, tasteless, and invisible radioactive gas that makes its way into homes from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water, and it is estimated to cause over 20,000 cases of lung cancer in non-smokers every year. As part of our commitment to help protect your family, The Insurance Center would like to share information about this yearl...
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Christmas Trees Can Pose a Significant Fire Risk

Here are some ways to reduce your fire risk this season It won’t be long before families get into the Christmas spirit. As families begin hauling trees into their homes and start placing wrapped presents under the tree, The Insurance Center would like to alert homeowners about the fire risk associated with Christmas trees and how to reduce those risks. “Christmas trees are always a concern for firefighters because of the threat they pose to families,” said Robert J. Sammon, President of Th...
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Strategies to Help Prevent Impaired Driving During the Holidays

With so many gatherings and parties around Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve, it seems appropriate for December to be proclaimed as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Every year, more than 10,000 people die from alcohol-related crashes that could have been prevented, and many of those accidents peak around the end of the year. As you join family and friends to celebrate the festivities ahead, The Insurance Center would like to share some strategies to help prevent impaired driving fr...
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Unattended Cooking Could Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Use these tips to help prevent a Thanksgiving fire Thanksgiving is one of the most celebrated holidays in America. It is a time for family and friends to gather around a dinner table to say thanks for their blessings. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving has also become synonymous with home fires and The Insurance Center would like to share some tips that can help homeowners safely enjoy an otherwise, memorable, and festive day. “Most Thanksgiving fires are directly linked to cooking,” said Robert J....
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Use These Night-Time Driving Tips to Travel with Confidence

There is a reason why the Department of Motor Vehicles requires motorists to complete several hours of night-time driving before conferring a provisional license. More than half of all automobile accidents happen at night, even though roads are less congested at that time. Now that the days are getting darker and many families are planning long road trips for the festivities ahead, The Insurance Center would like to share tips that can help you navigate the roads more safely. “Impaired vision...
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