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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Remember These Safety Tips for a Memorable Halloween

It’s that time of year again, when little ghosts and goblins are roaming the neighborhood for tasty treats. While the night is full of wonder for children participating in Halloween, The Insurance Center would like to remind families that October 31st is one of the most dangerous times of the year for kids. “Motorists and families can make sure that kids remain safe during this seasonal celebration by taking a few precautions,” said Robert J. Sammon. “Simply taping light reflectors to your ki...
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These Cybersecurity Tips Can Help Save Families, and Businesses from Financial Upheavals

Cyber-attacks are estimated to cost the United States’ economy billions of dollars every year. That is primarily because hackers are becoming more sophisticated in the ways they obtain information. Despite these alarming updates, most business owners have not adequately prepared for cyber-attacks.  As National Cybersecurity Awareness Month winds down, The Insurance Center would like to share a few simple tips that can help businesses protect the families, consumers, and employees they work with ...
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Why Trusted Choice Agents Provide You with the Best Value

With over 5,000 insurance providers to choose from, you may not know which insurance company is right for your family. As a Trusted Choice agency that has protected families for over 100 years, the Insurance Center would like to share some of the benefits of selecting insurance policies through an independent agent. “When people are looking to switch insurance providers or need to acquire a new insurance policy for their auto, home, or business, we always encourage consumers to shop around fo...
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Keep mold out of your home with these tips

Did you know that September is National Mold Awareness Month? As rain sweeps through New Hampshire, homeowners should know the fall season creates the ideal environment for mold to grow. To help homeowners protect their family from hazardous spores and prevent costly repairs down the line, the Insurance Center would like to share some tips that will help keep your home mold-free. “Many people may not realize that mold can cause allergic reactions and respiratory problems for family members. I...
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