Trouble Driving at Night? Check Out These 6 Tips

We all know there are plenty of driving hazards to worry about during the day – from rain and snow to deer and potholes. But driving at night adds a completely new set of challenges. Why? It all comes down to one word: visibility. During a clear day, you might be able...

How to operate and use a Fire Extinguisher

We should all have at least one fire extinguisher somewhere in our home, but it’s not enough to simply keep one under the kitchen sink. If there is a fire, your safety—and the safety of your home—depends on knowing how to properly use that fire extinguisher. As your...

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...

 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 Howe Insurance Agency 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...

Spring Home Maintenance

It's finally the season when everything springs into action again — including you. Now’s the time to roll up your sleeves and take care of the things you’ve neglected during the winter months. You’ll want to ready your home for the impending summer weather. Spring...

Auto Insurance Costs

If you own a vehicle, you should own an auto insurance policy. Have you ever wondered how the cost of your policy is determined? There are a number of different factors that impact the cost of your auto insurance. While not all companies use the same parameters, Howe...

Commercial Auto Insurance On The Rise

Whether you are transporting tools to a worksite or delivering food to customers – companies of all kinds rely on safe and functioning vehicles to serve their customers. If you are using a vehicle for your business, commercial auto insurance is a must! However, there...

5 Defensive Driving Tips to Reduce Accidents & Save Lives, Time and Money:

1. Reduce Speed & Observe the Posted Speed Limit at All Times a. The National Safety Council® Defensive Driving Division reminds drivers that "Exceeding the posted speed limit or driving at an unsafe speed is the most common error in fatal accidents." 2. Wear Your...

Cost of Flood Insurance Rises, Along With Worries

MIAMI - Sharp increases in federal flood insurance rates are distressing coastal homeowners from Hawaii to New England and are starting to hurt property values and housing sales in areas just beginning to recover from the recession, according to residents and...

Water Detection Devices

Consider installing water detection devices in your home. These systems can detect even small amounts of water. They can be wired into a centrally monitored alarm system that will send a signal to notify you in the event of a leak. These systems may also entitle you...