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Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those households (which...

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Small Fleet Truckers

Southern CO Insurance Center is pleased to now provide a Small Fleet Truckers Occupational Accident Program, available to the majority of the United States market. Open to accounts of all sizes, it is specifically...

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5 Things to Discuss with your Teen Driver

How to Keep Your Teen Safe on the Road - Southern Colorado Insurance Center discusses five safety rules by the NHTSA to keep teens safe while driving in Colorado Springs, CO. This week represents National Teen Driver...

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Most unusual pet claim

Curtis, a Boxer from Princeton, W. Va., has won the 2015 Hambone Award, which honors the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Curtis earned the nomination after he swallowed a wooden barbeque skewer, which...

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Preventing ICE DAMS

Preventing Ice Dams Winter is just around the corner and now is the time to let your customers know the steps to take in preventing damage to their home from ice dams. Ice dams are formed when melting snow and ice...

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5 easy Fall maintenance projects

Each year, after homeowners cover their pools and shut off their sprinkler systems, there’s a window of time during the fall when the weather is pleasant enough to get a head start on home maintenance. Winter’s harsh...

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Oh Deer! Drivers aware, it's deer season

While the leaves are changing across much of the country, it’s also that time of year when drivers are more likely to encounter deer – especially during their morning and evening commutes. As those bucks are rushing...

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FMCSA

An article in CCJ reflects information that we have been saying and that was included in the March webinar. Congress is pushing back on FMCSA. Recent headlines: March 4, 2015 – “Senator Deb Fischer to Offer FMCSA Reform...

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Work place fire procedures

Workplace fires account for many injuries and deaths as well as millions of dollars worth of property damage and loss every year. Many of them can be stopped with careful on-the-job fire prevention techniques. It sounds...

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Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right around the...

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6 Tips to protect pets from Household Fires

Pet parents want to keep their furry loved ones safe in every situation. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released a Pet Fire Safety tip sheet with advice on how to prevent pet-related fires....

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