Winter Weather Checklist for Protecting Homes and Businesses

— Prepare for a power outage: Heavy winds are a recipe for widespread power outages. It’s important to prepare a plan now before a possible outage. Learn how you can use alternative heat sources and generators safely during a power outage Have an Emergency Preparedness Kit with three days of food, water, prescription medications and […]

Woodford Cares Update

Woodford Cares, with the help of our wonderful customers and community members, made its first donation. All non-perishable food items and hygiene products were donated to the Immaculate Conception Church in Hartford and Hands Open Wide food pantry in Wethersfield. We are so thankful to everyone who helped contribute to this wonderful cause. Together, we can […]

Winter Driving Tips to Avoid Costly Insurance Claims

— Slippery road conditions cause a rise in accidents in the winter months, and while those incidents are covered under normal automobile insurance, a few simple steps can minimize the chance you’ll need to make a claim at all. Heed weather warnings: If a storm is coming, think carefully before you get on the road. […]

How to Prevent Winter Insurance Claims

— Winter weather is a major cause of home insurance claims, and is the third-largest cause of catastrophic losses after hurricanes and tornadoes, according to the Insurance Information Institute. And with extreme weather events becoming more frequent and severe, winter-related insurance claims are rising. U.S. insurers paid out close to $3 billion in winter-related insurance […]