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Winterizing Your Home Checklist

There’s no denying it: Winter is on its way.  Winterizing your home can help lower your energy bills, prevent bigger more costly repairs later on, and reduce the risk of accidents like a home heating fire. (Side note: That’s why having the right homeowners insurance can give you peace of mind, too.)  Ready? Let’s walk through the big list of projects to tackle this fall.... Read Article

5 Common Problems Caused by Clogged Gutters

Raising a ladder to dig mud and leaves from your gutters never sounds like a fun job. But if you’re a homeowner, it’s worth the hassle. That’s because cleaning your gutters can help prevent anything from bees’ nests to a bad foundation. Your gutters and downspouts are designed to divert the flow of water away from your home. It’s an important job, because even a... Read Article

How to Jump-Start a Car

There’s never a convenient time to find out your car battery is dead. While batteries typically last five years (depending on use and price), that time can fly by quickly – even faster if you accidentally left your headlights on overnight. Fortunately, a simple jump-start to the battery can revive your vehicle, but it’s important to know the proper steps. Connecting the jumper cables the... Read Article

Top 4 Fall Driving Hazards (And How to Handle Them)

The start of fall brings a lot of welcome things: a new school year, cooler temps and changing leaves.  You may not notice it right away, but your daily commute is affected by the shorter days and changing weather, too. (For example: Did you know wet leaves can be as slippery as ice?)  Stay alert this fall. Here are the top things to look out... Read Article

What You Need To Know About High-Mileage Cars

The term “high-mileage vehicle” can sometimes be interpreted as “rust bucket” or “clunker,” but the truth is today’s vehicles are built better than ever. A car with 100,000 miles is no longer the maximum life expectancy for a vehicle. If you keep up with routine maintenance, you could push your vehicle to well over 200,000 miles. Keep reading to find out how – and why... Read Article