Category: Home Insurance

As Lightning Strikes: Service Spotlight on The Simms Insurance Agency

Sheila SimmsFounder of The Simms Insurance Agency The Simms Insurance Agency and ERIE Insurance believe in being "Above All in Service" when it comes to helping our clients handle whatever comes their way in life. Take Sean F's story for example... When Customer Sean F.'s house was struck by lightning and was severely damaged, he immediately contacted his agent, Sheila Simms of the Simms Insurance... Read Article

Easy Ways to Clean Your House This Spring

After a long and cold winter, it’s time to let in the sunshine, the fresh air, and make your home spotless. A good spring cleaning also keeps your home environment much safer. Cluttered areas can pose a risk of fire. Check your home from top to bottom for any hazards. Here are 5 tips to help make your spring cleaning easier: 1. Start At The... Read Article

Ways to Be Safe Against Carbon Monoxide in Your Home

Carbon monoxide (CO) is odorless, colorless, hard to detect, and extremely dangerous. The gas is often called “the invisible killer." It is critical that your family is protected from exposure. The CDC reports that there were a total of 5,149 deaths from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning from 1999 – 2010, or an average of 430 deaths every year, and the National Fire Protection Agency has... Read Article

How To File A Claim For Snow Damage

Weather patterns are constantly changing, and there have been some record-breaking snowfalls in recent years. Heavy snow can create significant damage to your home or vehicles, and it’s critical to understand what to do in the event of snow-related damage. You may have good home and auto insurance coverage, but are you insured for snow damage? Different types of insurance have varying levels of coverage... Read Article

New Year’s Resolutions: Ways to Keep Your Insurance Coverage in Check This Year

Any insurance policy, including auto insurance, homeowner’s insurance and renter’s insurance, should provide enough coverage to make you feel protected in case of an unexpected event. If you aren’t feeling secure with your insurance policies, make a resolution this year to review them. Many consumers shop for insurance once and then forget about it, which can end up costing you more money. One thing you... Read Article