Prepare for Winter to Help Avoid Potential Insurance Claims

Prepare for Winter to Help Avoid Potential Insurance Claims

With winter months comes inclement weather. It’s important to ready your home to withstand the harsh conditions. Making home maintenance a priority can help identify potential problems early, prepare your home and property, and reduce the chance of an insurance claim...
Watering Your Christmas Tree Prevents Home Fires

Watering Your Christmas Tree Prevents Home Fires

While some will opt for the convenience of a pre-lit faux tree this Christmas, others will revel in the delight of a fresh pine, fir, or spruce. Amid all the holiday cheer, however, it’s important to understand the fire risk posed by these festive evergreens and the...
Chimney Safety Tips

Chimney Safety Tips

Leaning towards an old wood-burning fireplaces to help cut your heating bill this winter? Before you spark a log you should know, fireplaces and chimneys are involved in 42% of all home-heating fires. So before you use your fireplace, ensure you know how to properly...
When on the water, Wear a Life Jacket!

When on the water, Wear a Life Jacket!

There’s no excuse not to wear a life jacket on the water, and as your insurance agent, we strongly encourage you, and the passengers on your boat to wear one when you are on the water. Boaters enjoy the feel of sun and spray. So, it’s tempting to boat...
 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home. At Westtown Insurance Group we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine things for you...