Safety on the Road: Let’s Talk Tires & What to Know

Be aware of your tires so you don't get stranded in a bad areaOther than the airbag, one of the more valuable parts of your car is the connection between the car and the road. In other words, your tires. Your tire health and protection is a key part of your road safety, though many don’t think about it until they are in need. Especially with all of the rain and construction that Houston, Texas has. Construction means less shoulders on the freeway and more debris in the road = more issues with tires.

If you’re curious to learn more about tire safety and what to do if you have a tire problem, read on for the essential details!

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What To Know About Homeowner’s Insurance Fraud

Learn more about how insurance fraud can affect your rates, be in the know.When you put a proper homeowner’s insurance policy in place for your home, you expect it to cover you. Likewise, your homeowner’s policy expects you to take proper care of it. What does that mean, exactly? It refers to updating your policy when needed, staying on top of what you need coverage for, and ensuring you aren’t committing insurance fraud. This is easier than you think.

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Summer Safety for Texans & What You Can Do

Be safe during summer as Texas has extreme temps every yearTexas summers are no joke. They are hot and humid as heck yet could be fatal if you don’t plan and take heed of various warnings. If you want to make the most out of the summer without putting yourself in the danger zone, then you’re in the right place. Consider this your go-to guide for how to stay safe this summer so that it’s all about furthering the good times this summer and every summer.

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Classic Car Insurance & What You Need to Know

Insure your classic cars and priceless gems to be sure they are fully protectedWhen you’ve put the time and effort into restoring a classic car, or you purchase one, you want to know that you are doing whatever you can to protect that investment. Car insurance and classic cars go together perfectly, but you’ll have to know what you need and how to understand how modern-day insurance relates to classic collectible cars.

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Smart Gadgets to Keep Your Home and Car Safe

Learn more about the smart gadgets that can make your life easierYou put a lot of time into making your car and home just right. So, you want to protect your investments as much as possible, right? One of the essential details to think about is gadgets and which ones can really help you with that goal. While they often can get a bad reputation, they can be a great choice for making safety a priority with a lot more convenience than you’d think!

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How and When to File an Insurance Claim

learn more about the how what why of insurance claims and the processWhile no one ever wants to HAVE to necessarily file an insurance claim, the need for it can certainly arise. So, here’s what you need to know about how and when to file an insurance claim with Farmers. Spoiler alert: it’s not going to be nearly as difficult as you’d think. 

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What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your Car?

be sure you know what to do should lightning strike your carLast month we wrote about lightning and your home and how to be safe.  This month we will talk about when lightning strikes and your car.

Lightning and thunder are common issues whenever a storm rolls up, and we know that happens pretty regularly in the Texas Gulf.  You may know how to protect yourself, which is great. But, do you know how to protect yourself when you are in your vehicle? And what about your vehicle itself — is it protected against lightning strikes? Here’s what you’ll want to know about what exactly happens when lightning strikes your car.

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Lightning and Your Home – What You Need to Know

Be aware of what damage lightning can cause to your homeYour house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence.  Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.

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