A Short Guide to Preparing Your Home for the Winter

With seasonal festivities quickly approaching, it can be easy to forget essential chores that should be completed in November. Before bone-chilling temperatures arrive in New Hampshire, The Insurance Center encourages you to take appropriate steps to winterize your home.   “Preparing your home for the harsher temperatures of winter is important because it saves homeowners time and money,” said Robert J. Sammon, President of The Insurance Center. “A few precautions can help pre...
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A Homeowner’s Guide to Keeping Guests Safe on Halloween

Halloween is one of the most dangerous nights for children. With kids roaming the streets in the dark, it is easy to see why homeowners and parents need to take extra precautions to keep kids safe. In advance of the spooky night, The Insurance Center is sharing a few precautions to help prevent accidents. A hallmark of Halloween is the jack-o’-lanterns that adorn houses this time of year. Families have traditionally placed a candle in hollowed-out pumpkins to help create an eerie atmosph...
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An Invisible Threat Could Be Lurking in Your Home

Here are Six Ways to Prevent CO Exposure More families are turning up the thermostat to stay warm during the chillier nights, and by doing so they could be putting their loved ones at risk. With temperatures starting to drop every night, the Insurance Center encourages homeowners to be mindful of preventing carbon monoxide (CO) exposure this season. The colorless, odorless fume is produced by everyday appliances and activities. If homeowners are not cautious, family members and guest...
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Make Your Home Safer This National Baby Safety Month

Prevent Injuries at Home With These Baby Safety Tips It is normal for babies to wander and explore their environment. This exploration gives them an opportunity to learn how the world works. While it can be exciting for kids to gain confidence in your home, The Insurance Center would like to highlight a few safety hazards in observance of National Baby Safety Month. “Toddlers see the world in an entirely different way, and they don’t recognize apparent dangers at this point in their ...
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Safety Precautions to Prevent Accidents This Back-to-School Season

At the start of September, countless yellow buses served as a reminder to motorists that school is back-in-session. With more children getting ready to go to school every morning, The Insurance Center would like to share a few suggestions to make sure everyone arrives to their destination safely and on time. School buses can be seen in residential neighborhoods around 7 a.m. on a regular school day. With kids walking on sidewalks and buses seemingly on every corner, motorists need to dr...
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College Kids Could Still Use Your Support

Insurance Tips for Families with College Bound Kids Sending kids to college can be an exciting and emotionally charged experience for parents. With school and dorm supplies on your mind, it is easy to overlook the new insurance needs of your family. As part of our commitment to help keep your family financially secure, The Insurance Center would like to highlight a few insurance tips for families with college bound kids. “Families can be overwhelmed with emotions when saying goodbye ...
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Prioritize these Summer Safety Tips to Prevent Home Fires

Summertime activities could distract even the most discerning homeowners from threats this season. With a commitment to help families mitigate losses year round, The Insurance Center would like to bring your attention to a few common causes of home fires.   “During the summer months, many families are preoccupied planning their weekend excursions,” said Robert J. Sammon, President of The Insurance Center. “It is possible to remain focused on preventative measures while still en...
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Safeguard your loved ones all season long

Make pool safety a top priority  With summer in full swing, many families spend their days enjoying time by the pool. Whether your pool time is being spent with friends or young children, The Insurance Center would like to share some helpful tips to ensure a safe and healthy summer. “Since July is one of the hottest months of the year, we recognize that families will be taking full advantage of their pools this summer,” said Robert J. Sammon, President of The Insurance Center. “W...
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Take Caution Before Sparking Up the Fire Pit

Nights by the outside fire pit are a summer tradition for many families. When gathering for a fun evening with friends and loved ones, it is important to remember the dangers that fires can present. To help you avoid accidents around a fire pit, The Insurance Center would like to share a few basic safety tips.  According to Robert J. Sammon, President of The Insurance Center, “Some of the most severe, unexpected accidents around a fire pit often result from poor planning,” he said. ...
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Safe Driving Tips for Your Fourth of July Road Trip

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, many families will be traveling long distances. As families make travel arrangements this upcoming season, The Insurance Center would like to share essential safe driving tips that can help keep you and your family safe on the road.  “Millions of families start packing their luggage around July 4th to connect with their parents, grandparents, and friends. This typically leads to an influx of congested roads and automobile accidents,” ...
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