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November 20th, 2017 by Horwath Insurance Agency

Tips for Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

The Thanksgiving holiday is the kick off to the United States’ holiday season. The holiday focuses on spending time with family and friends and, of course, having a delicious meal.  If you’re hosting the holiday gathering this year, here are a few tips to keep in mind and to hopefully make it an even more enjoyable holiday: Plan Ahead One of the first items on... Read Article

Prepping Your Kitchen for Thanksgiving Dinner

Before the guests arrive and the meal is served, here’s what you need to know about preparing your kitchen before your upcoming Thanksgiving and holiday meals. Appliances We use them throughout the year cooking and preparing meals, but it’s important to make sure your stove, oven, refrigerator and dishwasher are all in working order before the big day.    Use the self-cleaning function on your... Read Article

Understanding Auto Insurance-ERIE "Xtras"

Visible “Xtras” The next time you look over your auto policy, look for the “Xs” throughout the margins. These are all of the “Xtra Protection Features” that are automatically included with your ERIE auto policy. Clearly, it’s the little things that all add up to the bigger picture. Here are just a few of the things you’re covered for (and always have been). Road Trip.... Read Article

Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Kidde, a major manufacturer of fire extinguishers, has recalled more than 40 million fire extinguishers used in homes, vehicles and boats. The reason? The extinguishers can become clogged, fail to discharge or have nozzle detachment during a fire emergency. There are 134 models and the manufacture dates go as far back as 1973 and until as recently as August 2017. All of the models can... Read Article

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter Hibernation

Old Man Winter can be real bear of a house guest. He often arrives with little warning, and is famous for overstaying his welcome. Rest assured he will be back soon—if he hasn’t begun to make his presence known already.  So now is the time to make sure his stay is a bit more hospitable this year. The key to a more manageable winter is... Read Article