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What is an Insurance Declaration Page?

Reading and understanding your insurance policy can be confusing, but it’s important knowledge to have. One of the best ways to ensure you have a full understanding of your insurance coverage is to review your policy’s...

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Five tips to (finally) get your garage organized

- There’s perhaps no organizing task more daunting than the garage-it’s often the dumping ground for the stuff that has no other place in the house, or the things you don’t use but just can’t bring yourself to toss. How...

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Creative Ideas for Outdoor Winter Hosting

Winter can feel like the longest season. With shorter days and colder temps, the winter blues can sink in fast. But don’t write off the possibility of hosting an outdoor party – even in the coldest months. With smart...

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How Quickly Can a Christmas Tree Set Fire?

With twinkly lights, glistening tinsel and dozens of homemade ornaments, our Christmas trees tell the stories of our family traditions. But if your holiday memories spark into a Christmas tree fire, it can be a...

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Summer Storms and Tricky Tree Situations

With many summer storms blowing through, trees can become a big issue. Read this article by Erie Insurance to learn more about how your insurance may be able to help: What Happens If My Neighbor’s Tree Falls in My Yard?...

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Sinkholes and Insurance

Imagine this: You’re leaving your house, ready to tackle the working day, only to discover a large, inexplicable hole where your car is supposed to be. That’s the thing about sinkholes. They’re just baffling. At first...

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Get to know: Tracy Hartman, office manager and personal lines agent

Where did you grow up? Pine Grove Can you tell us a little bit about your family? I am married to Chris Hartman, 20 years. We have two children, Samantha and Nathan. Samantha just completed her first year at the...

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Get your family ready in the event of an emergency evacuation

Hurricane Matthew left a trail of devastation in its wake, claiming more than 1,000 lives in Haiti and at least 33 in the United States. The Category 5 storm also caused billions of dollars in property damage. Florida...

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Odds are you won’t be struck by lightning, but these steps can keep your family even safer

Benjamin Franklin was in Philadelphia when, with the help of a key and a kite, he proved that electricity and lightning were one and the same. It also was in the City of Brotherly Love that Franklin invented the...

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Water line protection: low cost for a low risk

A letter from Pennsylvania American Water began with a series of bullet points, the first of which noted that one of the recipient’s neighbors “recently had their water pipe repaired.” The letter, which arrived in a...

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Take stock of your stuff with a home inventory

Digital photography, particularly with the advent of smart phones, has made us a culture of camera buffs. By one accounting, people upload an average of 1.8 billion digital images every day. We photograph our friends...

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Off-season is the perfect time for 5 maintenance and safety tips for your wood-burning fireplace

Even as winter winds down and warmer weather beckons, it’s a perfect time to think about preventive maintenance for your fireplace. By planning ahead, you’ll be in great shape when the need for heat returns in the fall....

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4 insurance tips if your child is going to college

You had a talk with your college-bound son or daughter about making wise decisions in their lives. Now also is a good time to have a conversation with your insurance agent. A child leaving home has implications for his...

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15 tips for fall home maintenance

Spring forward, fall back. It's great advice for remembering seasonal time changes. But it's not so great when it comes to fall home maintenance. Fall is a time for springing into action and getting ready for the cold...

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6 tips to keep your home safe while you’re on vacation

Swimsuit? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Peace of mind knowing that everything is safe and secure at home while you're on vacation? Better double-check. July and August are the most popular months for vacations - and for...

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