Tag: D.F. Dwyer Insurance

Avoid A Deer-Car Collision

Cars passing a traffic sign for deer crossing in fog

As the deer populations grow and urban habitats continue to encroach upon rural environments, there has been an increase in deer-car collisions—over half a million a year, with a significant number of fatalities. D.F. Dwyer Insurance suggests these 10 Deer-Defensive Driving Tips.

Fire-Up Your Wood Burning Stove Safely

Three flaming logs in a wood-burning stove

Before you start your first fire of the season or if you are installing a new wood-burning stove, please read on for very important safety considerations. This article is designed to provide you with basic information on wood-stove safety, including tips on installation, venting, chimneys, operation, and maintenance. By following these recommended procedures and methods, you can safely and efficiently heat your home or business with wood.

13 Halloween Safety Tips

Little girl having fun on Halloween trick or treat

Follow these 13 Halloween safety tips to help avoid common accidents and dangers this Halloween.

Homeowners Insurance FAQs

While you may know the basics around homeowners insurance and what it covers, you may have questions about more specific scenarios. Get answers to some of the more common homeowners insurance questions here.

Peer-to-Peer Home Rental

Peer-to-Peer Home Rental

If you are considering renting out your home, your guest room or even your couch your first step should be to contact us. Peer-to-peer home sharing opportunities such as Airbnb can be a great way to bring in extra money and are increasingly popular; however, they can also leave you financially vulnerable.

6 Car Insurance Myths

Do red cars cost more to insure?

What affects the price of auto insurance and how big of a role does your driving history play when it comes to insurance? When it comes to understanding how rates are calculated, several misconceptions could be impacting your car-buying decisions. But the fact is, many of them may not be true.

Vacation Safety Tips

Follow these vacation safety tips to keep your home and family secure while you’re away – and you can even use some of these tips when you’re home.

According to the FBI, a home is burglarized every 15 seconds in the United States – resulting in an average valued loss of $2,188. Follow these vacation safety tips to keep your home and family secure while you’re away – and you can even use some of these tips when you’re home.

How to File a Homeowners Claim

How to File a Homeowners Insurance Claim

A violent storm damages your house. A grilling accident leaves your guest injured. A burglar breaks in. When an unfortunate event strikes close to home, you might need to file a claim with your insurance company. As part of the contract between you and your insurer, a claim against your homeowners policy comes with rules and procedures that both your insurer and you must follow.

Flag Etiquette

Flag Etiquette, when flying the U.S. flag at night.

In 1942, Congress approved the U.S. Flag Code, establishing an official etiquette for the handling and display of the U.S. Flag. The cardinal rule is to always treat the flag respectfully… essential specifics include…

Spring Cleaning For A Safer Home

Cleaning Your Gutters Prevents Water Damage to Your Home.

By adding just just a few extra steps to your Spring Cleaning process, you can easily make your home safer and prevent problems that could lead to an insurance claim in the future.

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