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Preparing Your Car for a Hurricane

Preparing Your Car for a Hurricane

Disasters and emergencies can happen at any time, but when a hurricane or summer storm is on the horizon, there are many precautions you can take to ensure you are ready to evacuate safely, if need be, and that your vehicle is ready to go. Review insurance coverage...

Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Hurricanes can impact people living along coastlines, but they can also cause major damage hundreds of miles inland due to storm surges, heavy winds, rip currents, and flooding. The Atlantic Hurricane Season begins June 1 and ends November 30, while the Eastern...

Protecting Your Home From Lightning

Protecting Your Home From Lightning

Lightning strikes can happen any time there is a thunderstorm and can be a threat to both people and property. According to the National Weather Service, the threat of lightning increases as a storm approaches and peaks when it is overhead. It gradually diminishes as...

Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Swimming Pool Safety Tips

The summer months are perfect to spend with family and friends around a backyard swimming pool. But despite the fun they bring, pools do pose their own risks. According to a 2020 report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), an estimated 6,700 children...

Benefits of Enrolling in Paperless With MAPFRE

Benefits of Enrolling in Paperless With MAPFRE

MAPFRE Insurance is made for real life, and because real life is busy, we are dedicated to make managing your insurance as easy as possible. It is easier than ever to go Paperless, simplify, and support the environment. Paperless means receiving an electronic version...

Insurance Coverage for Antique and Classic Vehicles

Insurance Coverage for Antique and Classic Vehicles

If you own a classic or antique car in Massachusetts, no doubt you take special care of it and want to ensure it has the proper insurance coverage. So, what kind of auto insurance should you have? There are four types of mandatory car insurance coverage (also called...

When to Repair or Replace a Damaged Windshield

When to Repair or Replace a Damaged Windshield

Whether you notice it when you first get in the car, or if it happens when you are driving, having a chipped, cracked, or damaged windshield can be a surprising and frustrating experience. Driving with any size chip or crack can compromise the safety of your...

Does Insurance Cover Fallen Trees?

Does Insurance Cover Fallen Trees?

The landscaping around your home can be aesthetically pleasing and enhance your property value. Unfortunately, no matter what part of the country you live in, frequent weather changes like extreme heat, drought conditions, and cold snaps can all negatively impact the...

Deck Safety and Maintenance

Deck Safety and Maintenance

Warmer months mean there is more time to relax on your home’s deck. You’ll probably even have family and friends over for cookouts. But before you do either, there are several things you should do each year to ensure that your deck is safe. The Consumer Product Safety...