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May 27th, 2017 by Pardridge Insurance Agency, Inc.

811: The Number to Call Before Digging

Whether you’re planning a DIY home improvement project or hiring a contractor, there’s a number to call before digging in your yard. Don’t know the number to call before digging? That would be an easy 811. Calling it will get your underground utility lines marked and your project off to a safe start. Utility services such as cable TV, telephone, electric, gas, water and sewer are often buried... Read Article

SET SAIL SAFELY

If you’re an avid boater, you know there’s really nothing like the first sail of the season — wind in your hair, sun on your face, and maybe a fish or two on your line. Whether you’re charting unfamiliar waters or floating on your favorite pond, any super-sized toy comes with some rules. SAIL SOBER. You may think that you’re safer behind the wheel of... Read Article

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Direct Gas Grill Lines

When my husband and I first decided to go with a natural gas grill that hooked up directly to our home gas system, we were thrilled to say farewell to propane canisters and the hassle of refilling them. But a 600° overnight mistake has me wondering if it was such a great idea. We had family visiting and,after enjoying a delicious steak dinner, my husband,... Read Article

The Difference between Regular and Premium Gas

Most people are clear on which type of gas their car needs. But not as many are clear on the differences between regular and premium gas. What’s the difference? One obvious difference is the price—premium fuel typically costs about 20 cents more per gallon than regular gas. Premium fuel also comes with a higher octane level—92 or 93 compared to 87 for regular gas. (You... Read Article

When Should I Add My New Teen Driver to My Auto Policy?

ERIE requires new teen drivers to be added to a parent or guardian’s auto policy or take out their own policy once they get their license. If your teen driver only has a learner’s permit, he or she is automatically covered under your policy—so no need to touch base with your ERIE Agent just yet. Add my teenager to my policy or get their own?... Read Article