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What to Know as a First-Time Renter

If you’re moving into a place of your own for the first time, the dos and don’ts of renting can sometimes feel overwhelming. What happens if your fridge breaks? Should you tackle that sink clog or leave it for the landlord? Is renting even the right choice for you? And what about renters insurance tips to make sure all your stuff is protected? While you’ve... Read Article

What You Need to Know About Renting

You have your own space, but what about protecting all the stuff in your space? That’s where renters insurance comes in.  Just like an auto policy protects your vehicle, renters insurance takes care of protecting your belongings. Even though your landlord has insurance on the building, it most likely doesn’t cover your personal belongings. That’s where we can help. Renters insurance is really affordable and... Read Article

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