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What to Know About Ice Dams

Icicles are hanging from the roof, the ground is slick beneath your feet and you can spot snow, ice and debris above your head. The telltale signs are all there: You have an ice dam.What is an Ice Dam?An ice dam is a ridge of ice that occurs on the edge of the roof of your house that prevents melting snow from draining off your home’s...

Do You Know Your Host Liquor Liability?

Hosting a party can be a wonderful way to bring family and friends together during any season. When entertaining guests, it’s widely accepted that offering alcoholic drink options can warm up a festive occasion — whether it’s summertime cocktails by the cabana or holiday spirits under the mistletoe. If you choose to serve alcohol at your party, though, it's important to be aware of some...

Your Guide to Buying and Owning a Snow Blower

Shoveling snow from your driveway can be back-breaking work. So when you’re charged with digging out after a blizzard strikes your neighborhood, a snow blower can be your saving grace.Whether you’re interested in purchasing your first snow blower – or are tempted to invest in a new one – this guide offers everything you need to know.What to Consider When Buying a Snow BlowerLike buying a...

Fast Fix: How to Defog Your Windshield

Maintaining good visibility is one of the most important elements of safe driving. That means paying extra-close attention to your windshield by replacing worn wipers to combat rainstorms and clearing away ice and snow in the winter.But there’s one more windshield-related problem that can appear in an instant: fog. Depending on the weather conditions, it’s possible for your entire windshield to become foggy in a...

Why Did My Auto Insurance Rate Go Up?

At ERIE, we don’t take the price you pay for car insurance lightly. Like most companies today, we’re facing increased costs of doing business. And we know that you are facing rising costs too, on everything from gasoline to breakfast cereal to housing.And while a lot of factors go into what you pay – from vehicle safety ratings to your personal driving history – striking the balance...