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Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Fireplace Safety Tips for the Holidays

Many find the winter holidays their favorite time of year with colorful decorations, warming their feet by the fire, hanging ornaments from the mantle and the special activities with friends and family. However, before hanging those ornaments by the fireplace, make...

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Vehicle Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Vehicle Maintenance Checklist for Fall

The seasons are beginning to change and before we know it, cold weather will be here! The seasonal changes affect your vehicle in many different ways. Regular vehicle maintenance along with seasonal-specific car care tasks will help your vehicle last throughout the...

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a beautiful time of year. The air is cool and crisp, and the leaves are changing colors. As homeowners, it can also be a very busy time of year! Take advantage of the moderate weather to repair any damages to your home before the first frost sets in. Taking...

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Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home.  At H.D. Segur Insurance we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you to...

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How to Jump Start a Car

How to Jump Start a Car

Trouble happens. You left your lights on and now you’re stuck with a dead car battery. While learning how to jump start a car can be easy, there are risks in it if done so incorrectly. As your insurance agent, we care about your safety so we put together the following...

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Summer Driving Tips

Summer Driving Tips

"This year will be the summer of the road trip," said Aldo Vazquez, public relations spokesman for AAA. With trends showing that travel by planes, trains, ships and buses will decrease, the favored mode of transportation for travelers this summer will be by car. July...

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Yard Safety

Yard Safety

By Travelers Risk Control Backyard entertaining has gotten more elaborate in recent years. Fire pits are helping homeowners extend the backyard season, and today’s playsets involve more than a simple set of swings and a slide. Whether backyard entertaining means...

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