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February 19th, 2018 by McCormick Klessig Insurance

9 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

It’s a beautiful day outside. The sun is shining and the weather is perfect. You slide into your car, ready to start your busy day, when—uh oh!— your car won’t start. There are many reasons why your car won’t start. Before calling for help, there are things you can check yourself. For starters, make sure the steering wheel isn’t locked. An empty gas tank is... Read Article

What to Include in a Car Emergency Kit

Stranded, cold and hungry along the highway is nowhere you’d want to be. A well-stocked emergency roadside kit could help you get back on the road quickly and safely. (And if you’re stuck, at least you’ll be stuck with a snack and a warm blanket.) Pre-assembled kits are available to purchase, but you might want to assemble your own or customize a purchased kit. Consider... Read Article

6 Musts for Hosting a Viewing Party

The season with the highest number of TV viewers is upon us: there’s the Big Game and the awards season honoring the year’s best performances. Whether or not your favorites win, you can score big in one arena: the good ol’ viewing party. Read these tips to get your home perfectly prepped for your viewing party. Get set for guests. Prepare your home, inside and... Read Article

Cleaning Your House after the Flu

A-Choo! It’s here…you couldn’t escape the flu. Despite your efforts to prevent it, you’ve found yourself down and out.  Although we can’t wave a magic wand to get you back to 100 percent, we can offer some tips about how to clean your house to get rid of the germs and keep others from getting sick, too. It’s OK to stay awayIn fact, physicians recommend... Read Article

Tips for Using Your Crock-Pot Safely

Ahh…the go-to, easy-to-use appliance in our kitchens—crock-pots. They put the question, “What’s for dinner?” to rest and give our homes and apartments the home-cooked meal smell. Here are some trusted tips to consider when using your crock-pot: Not everything is better with ageIf you’re just starting out and you’ve been “gifted” your mom’s (or grandma’s) old crock-pot, there’s something to consider: age. While it might... Read Article