Defensive Driving Can Help Prevent Bike-Related Accidents

Defensive Driving Can Help Prevent Bike-Related Accidents
Bicyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as motor vehicles In an era where the public is more conscious of healthy life choices, more people have changed their mode of transportation to get to work and run errands. In fact, the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau found there was a 60 percent increase in the number of bicyclists over the course of the last decade. As temperatu...
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Essential Tips to Keep Fire Pits Burning Safely

Essential Tips to Keep Fire Pits Burning Safely
Here are some tips to prevent fire pits from becoming a hazard Few family activities can create the same bonding experience as gathering around a fire. Every year, thousands of New Hampshire families cozy up next to fire pits to share stories, reminisce about the past, and discuss hopes for the future. As we head into the middle of summer, the Insurance Center would like to share tips to help hom...
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For a safe summertime road trip, staying alert is essential

For a safe summertime road trip, staying alert is essential
As families begin embarking on summer road trips through America’s winding roads, Granite State residents can take extra precautions to make sure their trip goes smoothly. Whether you are traveling to the beach, lakes or mountains, The Insurance Center would like to share some safety tips to help you on your next expedition. “While it may appear easy to do, taking the wheel of a long trip can b...
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10 Tips to Secure Your Home Before Going on Vacation

10 Tips to Secure Your Home Before Going on Vacation
Give your neighbors the Insurance Center Contact Card so we can help protect your home while you’re away. Summertime in New Hampshire is finally here. For many homeowners, this means it is time for vacation. However, forgetting to secure your home when you leave may have bigger consequences than forgetting your toothbrush. Follow these 10 tips to make sure your home is protected before you hit ...
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Telltale Signs Your Roof Needs to be Fixed or Replaced

Telltale Signs Your Roof Needs to be Fixed or Replaced
Unless the ceiling has water stains, many homeowners do not prioritize fixing the roof. The underlying reason for neglecting needed repairs is usually because of anticipated costs or homeowners not recognizing the warning signs, according to roofing specialists. While the average cost of replacing an asphalt shingle roof can be expensive, homeowners should know that maintaining their roof can be a...
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Protecting Yourself in the Home Sharing Economy

Protecting Yourself in the Home Sharing Economy
Anyone who has stayed in one of New Hampshire’s rustic cabins for a night will tell you that home sharing is not a new phenomenon. People have been earning income by ‘sharing’ their home or a part of it for decades. One aspect that is new to the home sharing economy has been the rising popularity of companies such as Airbnb, FlipKey, and HomeAway, which have made it easier than ever for landlords ...
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Five ways to keep your home dry this Spring

Five ways to keep your home dry this Spring
A rainy season could cause basement flooding Just when New Hampshire homeowners thought they could rest from the tumultuous weather patterns of winter, the month of April can bring enough rainfall and melting snow to flood their basement. To help families prevent or minimize flood damage, the Insurance Center has suggestions that can help homeowners beat a rainier than expected season. Insur...
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Protect your home with these preventative measures

Protect your home with these preventative measures
‘Spring Cleaning’ has a whole different meaning for homeowners After a long and snowy winter season, New England residents are welcoming warmer days. Before you plan an excursion through our woodlands, homeowners may want to consider some preventative measures to protect their home from further degradation. To help homeowners prioritize projects, the Insurance Center has outlined some key areas...
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These tips will keep you warm all winter long

These tips will keep you warm all winter long
Carelessness can make heating equipment dangerous With biting cold temperatures hitting New Hampshire, homeowners may be looking for creative ways to fight the cold. As you dim the lights and cozy up to your portable heater, the Insurance Center would like to suggest some precautions that homeowners should consider for a safe and toasty winter. “Family members that are looking to stay warm s...
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Protect yourself from slip and fall claims

Protect yourself from slip and fall claims
As blankets of snow covered neighborhoods across New Hampshire in early January, some people were undoubtedly injured for a variety of reasons that include slipping and falling. With the average slip and fall injury easily ballooning hospital bills, the Insurance Center would like to remind homeowners how to be proactive about slip and fall liability claims. “It’s difficult to completely el...
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