Archives: September 2016

Is Your Home Ready For The Fall?

For homeowners, each season brings its own unique set of challenges and maintenance tasks, and prevention is always easier and less expensive than repairing something that's broken. As fall approaches, consider protecting your home by taking the time to assess and address any issues in the following areas: Insulation from the cold. As the weather gets colder, poor insulation can be both uncomfortable and expensive,...

A Safety Alert from Associated Insurance

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that falls from ladders are one of the most common injuries suffered by American workers each year. Most of these incidents occur because victims violate the basic rules of ladder safety. To help prevent ladder injuries on the job, be sure to practice the following safety tips. Always use caution when using a ladder—they are tools. Don’t use...

Two Exceptions To Permissive Use Car Insurance Coverage

Your car insurance may not cover every person who drives your vehicle on an occasional basis. Members of your household who are most likely to use your vehicle are usually named as drivers on your insurance policy. Some auto insurance policies more generally cover "household members" – but what are the exceptions? Your car insurance policy (buried in the fine print) will define the term "household...