Reviewing Your Car Insurance for New England Winters

A message on a Walgreens sign that reads 'Frankenstorm Is Coming' before Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeast region of the US in Newton, New Jersey in 2012.

Did you just move to New England? We’re known for many things: the birthplace of the United States and the Revolution, our changing colors in the fall, and home to some excellent seafood. However, you might not be familiar with our other wonder: the Nor’easter. New England is home to some brutal winters, and if you’re new to the area, you’ll need to be ready, particularly on the road. Below we go over the insurance you should think about to augment your current policy, as well as tips to avoid your premiums going up.

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Preventing and Dealing with Frozen Pipes & Ice Dams

Frozen pipe covered in ice.With the first snows already hitting New England, it’s time to get ready for the cold weather and the resulting freezes that cause ice issues. Preparing your home is more than just stocking up on firewood and salt for the driveway, it’s also about making sure your home is both protected from the cold and that you have the tools to remove any hazards before they further damage your home. This article will go over two major ice issues that spring up in the winter: frozen pipes and ice dams. [Read more…]