Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

Kidde, a major manufacturer of fire extinguishers, has recalled more than 40 million fire extinguishers used in homes, vehicles and boats. The reason? The extinguishers can become clogged, fail to discharge or have nozzle detachment during a fire emergency. There are 134 models and the manufacture dates go as far back as 1973 and until as recently as August 2017. All of the models can... Read Article

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter Hibernation

Old Man Winter can be real bear of a house guest. He often arrives with little warning, and is famous for overstaying his welcome. Rest assured he will be back soon—if he hasn’t begun to make his presence known already.  So now is the time to make sure his stay is a bit more hospitable this year. The key to a more manageable winter is... Read Article

Understanding Your Auto Coverage

You know if you have a car, you need auto insurance. However, you’re probably not thinking about what kind of coverage you have until you need it. From protecting your car, to protecting your passengers and any prized possessions along for the ride, it’s good to know your ERIE policy has you covered for life’s little mishaps. Say your daughter forgets your car is parked... Read Article

Daylight Saving Happens this Weekend

Use the extra hour to check your smoke alarms. This weekend, Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. It’s when we gain an extra hour of sleep and additional daylight in the morning. But Daylight Saving Time is also a good time to test your home’s smoke alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in... Read Article

Staying Safe in the Woods

Autumn is a beautiful time to enjoy the Great Outdoors. It’s also a time to use extra caution because it is hunting season in much of the United States. Recreation.gov recently posted safety tips for both hunters and non-hunters. One prominent tip for anyone in the woods this season is to wear hunter blaze orange. For non-hunters, the article says it’s wise to make yourself... Read Article