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January 11th, 2018 by Aronow Insurance

Why Every Contractor Needs Insurance Protection

Contractors face many challenges even when a project is moving ahead as planned. General contractors have contractual obligations and the threat of a financial loss if a construction defect claim is filed. In order to guard against losses associated with injuries or other damages, contractors need the protection provided by a product liability insurance policy. We live in a litigious world, and there are law... Read Article

Snow Ruts: Winter's Most Annoying Driving Hazard

Ruts are a common winter annoyance.  When drivers get stuck on snowy roads, their wheels spin deep down into the snow pack, leaving the streets scattered with deep divots for the rest of us to navigate around. You’re likely to find ruts on less-traveled roads or side streets – especially near hills and curves, where drivers are more likely to get stuck. In some areas,... Read Article

Hiring a Contractor Checklist

Hiring a contractor is one of the most important steps you make during a home improvement or repair project, according to the Better Business Bureau. Whether you’re looking for someone to do a small repair, or adding an addition to your home, it’s important to make sure you’ve hired someone you can trust to do the job. We’ve pulled together some tips to consider when... Read Article

What to Know About Ice Dams

If you’re no stranger to snow, then an ice dam on your roof is a dangerous seasonal possibility. An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow from draining off the roof. From gutter damage to unintended injuries, an ice dam can spell disaster. Fortunately, ice dams can be easily mitigated if you take steps to prevent them from... Read Article

Preventing Frozen Pipes (And what to do if they end up freezing anyway)

Frigid winter temperatures can cause pipes to freeze. While we can’t control the weather, there are things we can do to prevent pipes from freezing. We’ve pulled together tips to help prevent frozen pipes and list of suggestions for you to follow if they do. Prevention could be the difference between dry or damagedFrozen water pipes and the damage they can cause are a reality... Read Article