Home Winter Season

Tips to winterize your home

Posted in Home

Winter in the Midwest can be brutal and with the snow and extreme cold comes weather-related damage and losses — many of which are avoidable. Learn what precautions you can take to avoid a claim on your home this winter.

A line of cars move toward the camera. The glowing headlights on the cars illuminate the icy road.

How to manage black ice on the roads

Posted in Auto

Black ice is dangerous and quite hard to detect. However, if you know the conditions needed to create black ice and the common spots it can form, you can avoid black ice. Learn other ways to detect and manage black ice on road surfaces.

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6 Agribusiness insurance coverages to protect your business

Posted in Business

Your commercial agribusiness needs insurance that’s dependable and helpful for your unique business needs. Get the insight you need to choose quality agribusiness coverage to keep your operations moving smoothly.

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Insurance policy review checklist: Tips to meet your needs

Posted in General, Auto, Home

An insurance policy review can save you time and money. Plus, it might help reduce headaches if you need to file a claim. During your insurance policy review, you and your agent can make sure you have quality coverage for a great price.

Piles of fallen trees and tree branches rest next to a backyard deck.

Thunderstorm safety tips to protect your property

Posted in Auto, Home

In the spring and summer months, you can expect thunderstorms, strong winds, hail, torrential rain and tornadoes to roll through the Midwest region. Use these thunderstorm safety tips to protect your family and property.

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Smart home technology for home security and protection

Posted in General, Home

Smart home security systems are becoming more advanced, allowing for greater control and more security features than ever. This article explores available smart home technology, how it can enhance home security and how it can protect your home from accidents such as water leaks or home fires.