10 Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe When Using a Wood-Burning Stove

A wood burning stove that is not properly installed and carefully maintained is dangerous. Here are 10 tips to help keep you and your family safe, from our partners at Motorists Insurance: 1.     Maintain the required distance between the wood stove and its surroundings. Many safety codes require wood stoves to be at least three Read More

Safety Tips for Decking the Halls

Haul out the holly, string up the lights, and hang the stockings by the chimney (with care)! The holiday season is finally here, which means it’s time to deck the halls with all kinds of festive decorations. Our Trusted Choice® independent insurance agents want to ensure your holidays are as merry and bright as possible, so Read More

Fry the Turkey, Not the House!

Thanksgiving is near and visions of fried turkeys already are dancing in more than a few heads. Yet even as you are salivating, our Trusted Choice® independent insurance agents hasten to caution you. The old joke that men love cooking only if it involves flames and danger is not so funny after an accident. Every year Read More

Do You Need Fire Insurance for Your Home?

The National Fire Protection Agency reports that, on average, Americans experience a fire in their homes about once every five years. This number includes all accidental house fires, no matter how small. Most are put out quickly and result in little damage. However, fires can occasionally get out of control, and when they do, the damage Read More