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Porch Safety: Should You Leave the Lights On?

It seems like a no-brainer to leave the lights on outside your home to deter burglars while you’re away (or even while you’re asleep). But does that really work? Or is it just a waste of electricity — particularly this...

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Is it time for a Life Insurance review?

As we ring in the New Year, many of us will re-evaluate our personal and financial goals. There is a renewed energy to improve our health and to address obligations that have been put off for too long! While New Year’s...

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Don’t Delay — Start Thinking About Winterizing Your RV Today

Unless you’re headed to a warmer climate for the winter - or you live in one already - fall is the time to start preparing your RV for winter (as long as you’re done using it for a while, that is). And just because you...

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CAB, SAFER, and Their Impact Upon Your Insurance Rates

Over the course of this year, we have discussed how rates for the towing industry have been increasing because the insurance companies have been losing money insuring commercial auto for the last 5+ years. As a result,...

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10 Things to do to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Fall is a wonderful time - if your home is ready for it. So enjoy the last few weeks of warmer weather, but do a little preventative maintenance while you’re at it. You’ll fix small problems before they become big, and...

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Managing Out-Of-Service Inspection Violations

It is important to know how to review and manage your inspection violations as they occur. At times, these violations can be insightful for necessary changes within your organization. However, there are instances that...

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It’s Back-to-School Time — Is Your House Ready?

We’re not quite sure where summer went, but if you haven’t noticed, the new school year is upon us. And as you get your kids organized and ready, consider doing the same thing for something else - your home. It won’t...

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Cabin Rental Coverage

There is so much more to protect than "just a cabin". - At Wichert Insurance, we have multiple companies willing to provide you with options to cover you from A to Z. Building or CabinContentsLiabilityRental...

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Tips for Power Tool Safety

What would you do without power tools? Well, you’d probably take on fewer home-improvement projects — and probably have a lot more calluses on your hands. Thankfully, you don’t have to do without. But you do have to use...

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Tow Companies Face Rising Insurance Premiums

As outlined last week, the insurance companies continue to lose money insuring commercial vehicles. For every $1 of premium, the insurers are paying out $1.09 in claims. As a result, your commercial auto rates and...

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