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5 Customer Expectations That Might Outlast COVID-19

While we can’t predict exactly when the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will pass, it’s safe to assume one thing: The virus will impact the way you do business and your customers’ expectations for years to come. (See the latest updates on how ERIE is supporting customers during this unprecedented time in our COVID-19 Information Center.) Over the past few months, there’s been no shortage of...

A Homeowner’s Guide To Door Locks

When it comes to protecting your home, a locked door is your first line of defense. (Having the right homeowners insurance can give you peace of mind, too.) But studies show that a few good kicks or a couple of minutes with a power drill are often enough to break through most door locks. And more than half of burglaries in 2017 involved forcible entry....

Stay-At-Home Safety Check: How To Outsmart 4 Common Risks

Even though some states have started easing restrictions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, you still may be spending most of your time at home. (See how ERIE is responding to the pandemic in our COVID-19 Information Center.) With warmer weather, perhaps you’ve started tackling new projects like digging a garden, landscaping, or teaching your kids how to master new chores. However you’re spending your...

10 Great Hikes East Of The Mississippi

If you’re looking for a picturesque hike, many praise the long and arduous trails of the West. But there are also plenty of breathtaking hiking destinations east of the Mississippi, and some of them may be in your own backyard. The combination of fresh air, exercise, and beautiful scenery can offer benefits for both the mind and body. That can help a lot after a...

811: The Number To Call Before Digging

Whether you’re planting a garden, installing a mailbox, or hiring a contractor for a more complex job, it’s important to call 811 before digging in your yard. Why? Calling 811 will get your underground utility lines marked and your project off to a safe start. Utility services such as cable TV, telephone, electric, gas, water, and sewer are often buried underground. Unintentionally striking one of...