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How to Safely Outfit the Windows in a Baby’s Room

Prepping a baby's nursery is a labor of love and joy. It’s also one that comes with careful consideration. That’s because it’s not just about color choice, furniture options and a cute theme—it’s also about safety, noise-proofing and comfort. It’s safe to say that not all window treatments are created equal. Here are some things to consider when choosing shades or curtains for your baby’s... Read Article

Ask ERIE: What’s the Difference Between a Certificate of Insurance and an Additional Insured?

You typically come across these issues when you’re talking about business insurance. It’s easy to get them confused. The key difference between a certificate of insurance and an additional insured comes down to whether you have coverage under someone else’s insurance policy. This only applies if you’re named as an additional insured on a policy. What’s an additional insured? When you’re named an additional insured... Read Article

Helpful Tips to Get Your House Ready for Spring Storms

April showers may be great for a lush, blooming garden, but the heavy spring storms can lead to very serious damage if you are not prepared. Homeowners can avoid costly repairs by taking a few simple steps before the first storm hits. Have a Plan in Place When severe weather hits, the most important thing is to ensure the safety of every member of your... Read Article

Revealed: The 6 Reasons People Don’t Prepare for Natural Disasters

Did you know that the United States experiences more natural disasters each year than any other country? Or that 43 percent of all homes in the United States are at risk of a natural disaster? Despite this, many Americans haven’t taken enough—or even any—steps to prepare for natural disasters like floods, hurricanes and tornados. While it seems to make no sense at the outset, experts... Read Article

Could Your Business Weather a Natural Disaster?

Be honest: Could your business survive for several weeks—or even months—if it were shut down? It’s not fun to imagine, but it’s a reality business owners in every part of the country face each year when a natural disaster strikes. Just last year, Hurricane Matthew left behind more than $10 billion in damage—and hundreds of businesses were among the casualties. Beyond the damage to a... Read Article