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How Universal Design Can Help You ‘Age In Place’

For many Americans, approaching retirement also means getting ready for another major life transition – purchasing a new home. That’s because features like stairs, narrow hallways, and small bathrooms can become difficult to navigate as you age. But what if you could have your “forever” home now? Universal design is a new architectural science that makes this possible. It helps builders create homes that are...

9 Things To Know If You Have A Backup Generator

Whether it’s a hurricane or a routine power outage, navigating a dark house is never fun. That’s why many people choose to install backup generators in their homes. A backup generator can power your home until regular electricity resumes. While backup generators can come in handy in a pinch, owners should know the right way to install and maintain them. Knowing what to do can help reduce risks...

Understanding Auto Insurance Endorsements

Think of auto insurance endorsements as “added options” to your auto policy. Just like you could customize your vehicle, endorsements allow you to customize your coverage. Sometimes endorsements are as simple as an address or name change, or when you want to add coverage to your current policy. An endorsement is also a good way to add extra coverage to your policy without having to...

The Surprising Business Risks You May Not Think About

Risk control consultants are the preventative care professionals of business insurance. They can help you detect potential hazards to your business’s well-being and help you understand what actions you can take to keep things healthy. Good news: Qualifying customers who have business insurance with ERIE have access to customized risk control services. That’s just one more way we’re looking out for you. Learn more: How...

How Much Is Renters Insurance?

The great thing about renting is that you usually don’t have to deal with home improvements, major repairs, or mowing the yard. But that doesn't mean renting is completely worry-free. There’s always the chance of a fire, water damage, burglary, or some other calamity that could turn your life upside down. Imagine if all your belongings were ruined or stolen and you had to start...