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November 19th, 2017 by Brooks Insurance Agency

Understanding Your Auto Coverage

You know if you have a car, you need auto insurance. However, you’re probably not thinking about what kind of coverage you have until you need it. From protecting your car, to protecting your passengers and any prized possessions along for the ride, it’s good to know your ERIE policy has you covered for life’s little mishaps. Say your daughter forgets your car is parked... Read Article

Do You Need Business Insurance When Working Out of Your Home?

Many small businesses in the U.S. today are home-based. For a small business owner or entrepreneur, working out of the home has many advantages. It is convenient, cost-effective, and comfortable, and you can skip the daily commute and wear pajamas or sweats all day if you like. However, conducting business in the comfort and convenience of your own home does not make it risk-free. You... Read Article

Daylight Saving Happens this Weekend

Use the extra hour to check your smoke alarms. This weekend, Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. It’s when we gain an extra hour of sleep and additional daylight in the morning. But Daylight Saving Time is also a good time to test your home’s smoke alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in... Read Article

Staying Safe in the Woods

Autumn is a beautiful time to enjoy the Great Outdoors. It’s also a time to use extra caution because it is hunting season in much of the United States. Recreation.gov recently posted safety tips for both hunters and non-hunters. One prominent tip for anyone in the woods this season is to wear hunter blaze orange. For non-hunters, the article says it’s wise to make yourself... Read Article

Halloween Safety Tips for All Ages

Halloween adds a spark of life to a time of year that’s traditionally dead: flickering jack-o’-lanterns lighting up the dark, dressing up in costumes, running around after dark for candy.   At the same time, while we’re celebrating and making memories, the holiday comes with its own set of safety concerns.   When kids are out trick-or-treating, they’re more at risk to be hit by a... Read Article