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Posted On Monday, January 21, 2019

firefighter in full equipmentThere are many precautions you can take to prevent fires in your home. Fire prevention is not something that requires deep pockets or a lot of time. Consider the common-sense precautions listed below:
Frequently inspect and clean chimney flues, particularly when burning oil, coal or wood.
Use a fireplace screen to prevent sparks from hitting the floor and rugs.
Do not install a bulb with a higher wattage than the maximum indicated on the fixture.
Install ground-fault...

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Posted On Friday, January 18, 2019

board of directors' tableThe Nominating Committee is actively seeking talented and conscientious board members to help guide this organization as it grows.
Our Vision: To be the best insurance company in our community.

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Posted On Monday, January 14, 2019

snow covered country road IBC’s top-10 tips for safe winter driving include: Drive according to the road conditions. 
Heed the warnings from Environment Canada’s local weather offices.

Tune up your car. 
Check your vehicle’s battery, belts, hoses, radiat?or, coolant/antifreeze, oil, lights, brakes, exhaust system, heater/defroster, ignition system and tires.

Check the wipers regularly and carry an extra jug of windshield-washer fluid in...

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Posted On Monday, January 07, 2019

house with lights on Keeping Things Safe and Sound at Home As a homeowner, you are responsible for keeping your property and areas such as stairs, walkways and driveways reasonably safe for people who use them. You may be held liable for slips, trips and falls if you fail to keep your property free from hazards.
Before a courier, babysitter, delivery person or repair technician visits or you host an event at your home, address common hazards by:
Using salt, shovel and/or sand to keep...

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Posted On Monday, December 10, 2018

Winter Tires: Five Fast Facts 1.     When to change You should swap out your all-season tires for winter tires when the outside temperature drops below 7 degrees Celsius.
2.     Better traction and control Winter tires have a special single directional treat pattern that pushes snow and ice away and can reduce your stopping distance by 25%.
3.     Winter tires save you money Did you know Middlesex Mutual offers a Winter Tire Discount? If...

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