Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

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Spring has arrived!  And it means it’s time for warm weather, spring flowers, outdoor activities, and storms. As always, there are a few things you can do to make sure that your home stays in great shape!  Here is your spring home maintenance checklist: Test smoke & carbon monoxide detectors and change their batteries. Check […]

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Are You Prepared For A Flood?

March is the time of year when we talk about severe weather.  That can mean hail, tornados, and even floods! Flood safety is extremely important. That’s why it’s a good idea to review these basic flood safety tips, provided by Ready.gov, with your children every year. If a flood is likely in your area, you […]

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Protect Your Family During Severe Weather

Did you know that March is Severe Weather Preparation Month?   While it may still feel like winter outside, it won’t be long until spring arrives.  And with it comes spring storms!  Is your family prepared?   First things first, make sure you have designated a safe place to go to if the weather gets […]

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Halloween Insurance Tips

It’s October and that means that Halloween is on it’s way! Here at the Salem Oak Agency we love any excuse to celebrate, but Halloween is especially fun around the office. However, I wouldn’t be a good insurance agent if I didn’t give a few good liability tips too. You’ve heard most Halloween advice over and over. […]

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Peak Hurricane Season-What you need to know!

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While Hurricane season started in June..the peak season is on the horizon, in 2012 Superstorm Sandy visited us late October, the year before that we were hit with Irene in August. FEMA offers some great resources on building a disaster kit and a family communications plan. Please click the links for some helpful information. Many of […]

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Making a Move- Important things to consider

The weather is nice; the days are long if you’re like most Americans you probably waited until the spring or summer to make your move. According to the 2010 census 37.5 million people move each year! That’s a staggering number! How many of those 37.5 million people consider their insurance policies before moving? I am […]

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What you need to know for that Summer Road Trip

Ahhhh…that beautiful summer day is almost here, and you and the kids are itching to get away. Families all over the world take road trips, a whopping 76% of vacationers go by car, according to the U.S. Travel Association’s travelhorizons research group! With all the fun planning at the forefront of your mind, take a […]

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Quick Tips for Homeowners in 2013

Homeowners Quick Tips for 2013 1. Review your policies annually. A walk-through of your coverage needs with your agent may identify other coverages (i.e., jewelry, artwork, etc.) that you need, as well as ways to save on premiums such as bundling auto and home insurance coverage together with one provider or requesting higher deductibles to help contain […]

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Winter Driving Tips

Winter driving tips Is your vehicle ready for winter driving? Proper maintenance for your automobile is always important, but this especially is true during the winter. Check your coolant. Make sure the coolant level is correct and that it is mixed according to the manufacturer’s specifications. Use a lighter weight engine oil, like 10W40 for […]

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