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Basic Dryer Maintenance: How To Clean Dryer Vent Systems

Clothes dryers are responsible for nearly 15,000 house fires each year. And according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading cause of dryer fires is failure to clean lint from the system. We all know the importance of cleaning your dryer’s lint trap to prevent dryer fires. But many homeowners neglect to look beyond the machine itself to inspect their home’s dryer vent....

What Insurance Do I Need To Rent Out My Home On Airbnb?

Airbnb provides up to $1 million in liability insurance to protect its hosts against third-party claims for personal injury or property damage, as stated by the company. However, this coverage is limited to certain types of liability and is subject to certain conditions, limitations, and exclusions. Your homeowners insurance or renters insurance may not provide the additional coverage you need. Our knowledgeable agent will be...

IIHS: The Safest Cars Of 2020

If you’re shopping for a new car in 2020, you’ve got options – lots of ‘em. So how do you make the right choice? Good news: The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is here to help with their latest TOP SAFETY PICK awards. The IIHS, a nonprofit research and education organization, conducts crash tests to determine which vehicles do the best job of protecting people in the...

Can I Insure My Personal Vehicle With Commercial Auto Insurance?

If you are self-employed, you may believe your personal vehicles are covered for work use under your personal car insurance. When it comes time to file a claim, however, this could turn out to not be the case. Many business uses and vehicle types are excluded from personal policies. Our experienced agent can help you find a commercial auto insurance policy to suit your needs...

Understanding The Difference: Standard Auto Insurance Vs. ATV Insurance

All-terrain vehicles come with risks, and they can be expensive to replace when damaged in a crash. If you have an ATV, you won’t be able to rely on your car insurance to protect you. ATVs are not covered by standard auto insurance policies. Also, ATV insurance may be required by law if you ride in certain areas, such as state parks. On the upside,...