Here’s Why Everyone Needs Life Insurance

Here’s Why Everyone Needs Life Insurance
Who needs life insurance?  Answer: Just about everyone.  If you’re just married and have kids, life insurance will ensure your spouse and children are provided for. If you and your spouse just bought a house, life insurance means that the mortgage payments will continue and your spouse won’t lose your house. If you are a small business owner, life insurance extends similar pro...
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Ice Dams Can Be Disastrous, But You Can Prevent Them

Ice Dams Can Be Disastrous, But You Can Prevent Them
When it comes to winter weather, the only thing worse than the snow and the cold is ice. We tend to worry most about ice when it comes to road conditions and walking out to our cars, but ice can also do serious damage to our homes in the form of ice dams.  And yes, they are as bad as they sound.  Ice dams form when heat evaporating from your roof melts the snow on top of it. W...
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Winter Weather Can Damage Your House. Here’s How to Stop It

Winter Weather Can Damage Your House. Here’s How to Stop It
Winter weather can do a number on your house. From flooding due to ice dams, to roof damage from snow and ice, there’s a lot that can go wrong during the winter. Fortunately, there are some simple low-cost things you can do to protect your home from Mother Nature’s fury. 1. Outside faucets. Drain outside faucets and then turn them off from the inside. Also, make sure your hoses are draine...
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Winter Driving Putting You Edge? Here Are Some Safety Tips

Winter Driving Putting You Edge? Here Are Some Safety Tips
Being on the road when there’s ice or snow can rattle the best of us. In the moment, it can be hard to know what to do if you start to skid or feel like you are losing control. That’s why it’s best to be informed and prepared beforehand. We hope these tips make this winter a little safer for you. One easy way to remember how to stay safe is the acronym ADC: Stay ALERT. Slow DO...
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Now Is the Time to Service Your Fireplace and Wood Stove

It’s best to make sure everything is working right with your fireplace and wood stove before you need them. Otherwise, you’re left shivering in the cold while trying to fix a problem. Or, worse, an undetected issue could put your home at risk of a fire.  With winter just around the corner, fall is the best time to check up on your fireplace and wood stove.  Here are a few key ...
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How to Be COVID Safe This Halloween

Halloween will be extra trickier this year with the coronavirus pandemic. State officials in New Hampshire have said trick-or-treating can still happen—but it should be done with some precautions.  Here are some COVID-19 guidelines to keep in mind.  ■ Stay home if you are sick. Don’t trick-or-treat and don’t give out candy.  ■ Everyone should wear a mask—parents, homeo...
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Tips for Fire Pits and Cookout Safety

Tips for Fire Pits and Cookout Safety
We are in the peak season for cookouts. This year, amid a global pandemic with restrictions on travel and bars and restaurants, getting together with friends and family in the backyard is that much more appealing.There are few things more relaxing on a summer night than food and friends around your fire pit. But it can also be dangerous if proper safety measures aren’t followed. Here are a fe...
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Signs Your Space Heater Should be Replaced

Signs Your Space Heater Should be Replaced
Temperatures across New Hampshire have finally reached the point where families are taking out their space heater from storage. While these units can provide much needed heat during the colder days, The Insurance Center would like to share important guidelines to help keep your family safe. “Safety should always be the number one priority before plugging in a space heater,” said Robert J. ...
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Night Time Driving Tips for Weary Thanksgiving Travelers

Night Time Driving Tips for Weary Thanksgiving Travelers
November is one of the most traveled months of the year, and as a result it is also one of the most hazardous times to be on the road. As you make travel arrangements to see friends and family this Thanksgiving, The Insurance Center urges motorists to heed these safety precautions to stay safe on the road. “Historically, millions of drivers hit the road around Thanksgiving to see their fam...
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