Watering Your Christmas Tree Prevents Home Fires

While some will opt for the convenience of a pre-lit faux tree this Christmas, others will revel in the delight of a fresh pine, fir, or spruce. Amid all the holiday cheer, however, it’s important to understand the fire risk posed by these festive evergreens and the...

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...

What is Business Owner’s Insurance and When Do You Need It?

Your company may need insurance to survive certain unexpected—but possible—challenges. Nobody likes buying insurance. It can be confusing and expensive, and you won't see any benefit unless you have a loss, accident, or claim. But insurance can make or break your...

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...