Tips for Washing Your Car

Remember how fun washing your mom or dad’s car was as a kid? Using the sponges and spraying your brother or sister with the hose was a picture-perfect way to kick off Spring cleaning.   Now it might not be as magical as it was when you were a kid, but washing...

Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

While most homeowners know the importance of having smoke alarms, almost three out of five fire fatalities from 2014 to 2018 happened in properties with no alarms or where alarms failed to operate, according to a report by the National Fire Protection Association. In...

How to Jump Start a Car

Trouble happens. You left your lights on and now you’re stuck with a dead car battery. While learning how to jump start a car can be easy, there are risks in it if done so incorrectly. As your insurance agent, we care about your safety so we put together the following...

Homeowners Insurance Facts

When you decide you want to buy your first home, homeowners insurance may not be the first thing you think about. However, most mortgage lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they will approve your loan. There are a few things you should know about...

Why is flood insurance important?

You don’t have to live in a flood-prone area to encounter flooding in your home. This can happen at any time to anyone! Flooding can be caused by more than just natural disasters. If you own a home, you need flood insurance. There are two different types of flood...

Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

Don’t wait for snow and ice to arrive before winterizing your vehicle. Make sure both you and your vehicle are ready to hit the road safely during inclement weather. Most likely the tires you have on your vehicle are all-seasons and are fine for every weather...

How to Change a Tire

Knowing how to change a tire is a necessary skill for all drivers. You might be thinking, “I pay for a AAA membership so that I get roadside assistance and don’t have to worry,” or “I have a cell phone, I can just call someone to help.” Even if this is the case for...

Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Many find the winter holidays their favorite time of year with colorful decorations, warming their feet by the fire, hanging ornaments from the mantle and the special activities with friends and family. However, before hanging those ornaments by the fireplace, make...

Fun Facts About Your Thanksgiving Meal in Massachusetts

Although turkey is somewhat synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner it's not all about the Turkey. For many, folks are most grateful for the side dishes, appetizers and the pies. In Massachusetts the most searched recipe on Thanksgiving? Cheesecake. Making cheesecake is...

What is Builder’s Risk Insurance and Who Should It Cover?

Builder’s risk insurance, sometimes referred to as construction insurance, covers a contractor’s property, material and equipment relating to a building or project under construction. It can be used to cover ground-up new structures or the renovation of existing...