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Why a basic Homeowners policy isn’t always enough

Sometimes a basic homeowners policy just isn’t enough. So as your career advances and your income increases, it’s important to keep your insurance protection up to date. This helps you avoid expensive gaps in coverage...

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10 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

Shopping online. Visiting the doctor. Buying gas. In nearly all of the things we do from day to day, there’s the risk of identity theft. You could unknowingly give your information to a fraudster thinking you’re...

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Own a home? Here are two policy options you should know about

If you have a homeowners policy, you probably expect it to cover all the costs of rebuilding your house in case it’s damaged or destroyed by a covered hazard. But are you certain you have enough coverage? Read about two...

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Using Your Snow Blower Safely!!!!

As we look outside today, almost 24 inches plus of snow is expected to descend in the Lehigh Valley over the next 24 hours. Thanks to Travelers Insurance here are some tips for safety before, during and after a winter...

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How to Stay Safe while Grilling

Summertime barbecues are quickly approaching with the 4th of July on the horizon. To help keep your holiday weekend accident free, here are some tips on prioritizing your safety and making sure nothing goes wrong while...

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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Here's a summer home checklist from Home Service Reports (courtesy of Foremost Insurance Group) to make sure your home is up to par during these upcoming summer months. Change or clean HVAC air filters.Have septic tank...

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Fire Works Safety

With the 4th of July just around the corner, Mearhoff Insurance Agency would like to remind everyone about the dangers of fireworks and some safety tips.1. First, always follow and obey local laws regarding the use of...

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Home Safety Tips

Monthly Inspections and Cleaning - Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms by pressing the test buttons if necessary replace batteries. Inspect hot-water heater. Check for rust stains or water on or around the...

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Reminder of How to Handle the Load of Ice & Snow on Roofs

Know Your Roof *To reduce the risk of roof collapse, know your roof’s design capacity. *The roof’s design may be compromised by building use and condition. *Be alert to lower buildings or roof top equipment that can...

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Freeze Advisory Follow Up

As we all know, the coming week is going to bring yet another blast of cold air. Temperatures will remain below freezing through the end of January. Unfortunately, along with bitter temperatures, this weather also...

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