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Your Quick and Easy Guide to Electrical Safety at Home

Electrical dangers are serious business. From risk of shock to potential fires, you’ve got plenty of reasons to make sure your home’s electrical systems are in good shape and safe working order. Fortunately, in most houses, a simple walkthrough can help you identify and avoid the most common risks. (Having the right homeowners insurance can provide peace of mind, too.)Most fixes are simple and inexpensive, if...

What to Know About Hail, Roof Damage and Hail Fraud

A hailstorm just blew in through your neighborhood. Suddenly, there are people at your door telling you they can repair your home’s damage quickly and easily. What would you do? While some hail damage may be obvious, you can’t always trust that someone showing up to your door has your best interests in mind. If you’ve recently battled a hailstorm, here is what you need...

What to Know About ERIE's Extended Water Coverage

What would you be most concerned about losing in a flood? It's different between men and women (of course). See the results from our latest survey.  We can’t say it enough: If it can rain (or snow), it can flood. Flooding can happen in a matter of minutes, or it may creep up slowly, but either way it can cause massive amounts of damage. Typically,...

How Do I Insure My Old Home?

Everyone loves a home with real character built right in, and they just aren’t built like they used to be. Older homes come with many unique quirks and designs that are not seen in modern buildings, making them appealing to many homebuyers. However, before diving into a beautiful older home purchase, many are left wondering, how do I insure it and what’s the difference from...

6 Ways to Prevent Home Water Damage

It’s a fact of life that water backs up, overflows, floods and generally goes where it doesn’t belong.Are you worried about water ruining your home? If so, the following list can help you spot – and fix – some of the most common home water damage problems. Some you can tackle on your own, but others are best left to the pros.And since nothing is...