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July 17th, 2018 by Great Oak Insurance Group

Pool Safety Tips

Having a swimming pool is a dream come true for many, but it also comes with responsibilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, very young children ages 1-4 are at the greatest risk of drowning. In most cases, the little ones were at home and had slipped outside and into the pool without anyone noticing. Even older children and adults can be at... Read Article

What You Need to Know About Lightning Safety

This week marks Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Though disasters like hurricanes tend to get more attention during the summer months, it’s important to know how to stay safe from lightning. That’s because lightning presents serious dangers to both people and property. Lightning safety and people Lightning can occur during any time of the year, but lightning casualties are highest during summer. July is generally the... Read Article

Prepare Your Office for the Summer Heat

Working in a hot office all day can affect employee morale and productivity. It makes sense for business owners to prepare in advance for scorching summer days. The following tips can help you beat the heat and create a more comfortable office environment. Make Sure Your HVAC System is in Top Running Order When temperatures are climbing, an efficiently running HVAC system can make all... Read Article

Share Your Driving Data to Help Lower Business Auto Insurance Costs

EnRoute, a new program from Erie Insurance, makes it easy for business customers to share their driving data and thereby potentially lower business auto premiums and reduce driving risk. EnRoute uses driving and vehicle data from vehicle-installed telematics devices and smartphone apps to help business owners recognize how choices, such as routes, driver actions and the types of vehicles driven, affect driving performance and safety.... Read Article

On the Move

Whether you’re moving from an apartment to a home or whether you’re packing up to move across town or across state lines, there’s a lot to know and plan before you move. Rest easy knowing we’re right there with you as you pack your things. We sat down with Natalie Adiutori, product development manager, Home Products, to help you start the move off on the... Read Article