Fire Prevention Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Fire Prevention Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Keep your holidays merry and bright by making fire safety a priority this festive season. From Christmas trees to hosting a family meal, the winter festivities can often be hazardous. Although this time of year is a period of festivities and celebration, it’s also a time to be more vigilant regarding fire safety. Read on for our quick tips to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. Christmas Trees Choose an artificial tree that has a high fire rating. If you choose a real Read More

Why It Pays to Secure Coverage Through an Independent Insurance Agency

Why It Pays to Secure Coverage Through an Independent Insurance Agency

Advantages of using an independent insurance agency.   All it takes is a quick Google search to know that there are thousands of insurance companies and many policy options out there. It may seem daunting to find the right insurance agency for you, but it’s important to do so. Working with the right insurers means that you’ll find coverage to suit your needs and have expert advice nearby. Here are just a few reasons why working with an independent insurance agency offers you more. They save Read More

5 Thanksgiving Driving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Driving Safety Tips

Essential safety tips when driving over Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Are you ready? Many of us in Illinois will soon be thinking about traveling to visit friends and family for the holidays. Unfortunately, this means that there will be a lot of dreaded holiday traffic on our roads and highways, and accidents are bound to happen. To help your journey to your Thanksgiving destination be a safe one, here are a few tips to consider. Leave early. Ideally, you will want Read More

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Over the Holiday Season

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Over the Holiday Season

Tips to help you avoid illness while on the go.   The holiday season is upon us, and that means many of us will be traveling across the country to spend the holidays with friends, family, and loved ones. With the long road trips, delayed flights, and giant feasts, it can be difficult for even the healthiest of people to stay healthy. While hitting the gym and counting your calories may not be plausible every day with the festivities, there are a few ways to stay fit, healthy, and avoid illness Read More

What to Do After a Flood

What to Do After a Flood

If your property has been hit with a flood, here’s how to recovery and repair. Whether ground water, falling water, or a home water system malfunction flooded your home, there are some best practices that you should employ after the flood. The safety of your home, family, and finances can be at risk after a flood, and these tips will help deliver the best possible outcome. Avoid Additional Risks If the flood was bad enough for you to leave your home, be sure you stay safe upon your Read More

How to Prepare Your Car for Fall

How to Prepare Your Car for Fall

Car care tips to keep you safe on the road this season.   As we head towards the winter months in Illinois, it’s time to think about preparing your vehicle for the months ahead. Cars can struggle in the cold weather, and breakdown callouts almost double during the winter months. The harsh weather also makes roads more dangerous to drive on. To help you and your vehicle stay safe on winter roads, check out these tips. Stock Up on Essentials Don’t wait until you’re out of antifreeze or Read More

Why Basic Homeowners Insurance is Anything But

Why Basic Homeowners Insurance is Anything But

Here's what standard homeowners insurance can cover.   Many homeowners are under the misconception that anything more than the absolute minimum amount of home insurance will be too expensive. While that is not true, and homeowners can get tailored coverage for an affordable price, it’s worth noting that even standard home insurance can cover a myriad of situations. In fact, many basic homeowners insurance policies include several types of coverage that homeowners may not even realize. Take a Read More