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March 13th, 2018 by Hodges Insurance

8 Maintenance Hacks Every Renter Should Know

One of the biggest benefits of renting versus buying a place of your own is that you usually don’t have to worry about those pesky maintenance needs like mowing a lawn or replacing a water heater. And while most rental agreements include a landlord who takes care of your major maintenance worries, there are a few things you can do to keep service calls to a minimum... Read Article

Spring Forward: 5 Facts about Daylight Saving Time

This weekend, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday. Although we’re losing an hour (and an hour of sleep), we have the promise of Spring ahead. Just think warmer weather and longer periods of daylight. Here are five fun facts about Daylight Saving Time:   Daylight Saving Time began in Canada in 1908, however, the first countries to use Daylight Saving Time were Germany... Read Article

Winter Storm Clean Up: What’s Covered by Insurance?

Winter storms have been wreaking havoc across ERIE’s footprint this year. It’s important to know what to do before, during and after a winter storm hits, and to know you’re covered if your vehicle or home experiences damage. Check out this list from the Insurance Information Institute about what could be covered by your insurance after a winter storm. Your ERIE Agent can walk you... Read Article

Kind Ways to Help Elderly Neighbors during Winter

With headquarters located in Erie, Pennsylvania – winner of snowiest city in America – Erie Insurance families are experts at navigating the winter season. At ERIE, we believe nothing warms a harsh winter like the simple act of kindness for those who find mastering the warm and cozies a little more challenging. Consider helping your elderly neighbors during the winter months. Here are four simple... Read Article

Are You Ready for the Next Step?

No one likes to think about what will happen when they are no longer around or able to make important decisions, but if you are a small business owner, then nothing could be more important for the future of your company. Succession planning is the practice of drawing up a plan for what will happen to your business if you pass away, retire, or become... Read Article