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PEMCO Insurance
August 2017

Road Rules 101: Stopping for school versus transit buses

With school set to start in just weeks, you'll soon see those big yellow buses rolling through your neighborhood again. Will you get an A+ for driver safety...

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PEMCO prevents Unnatural Disasters – Shut off water before vacation

Unlike natural disasters, water damage is a preventable event. So we've created a video series to keep your home out of troubled waters. From water sensors to...

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Hot dog! What to do if you see a pet stuck in a hot car

On an 85-degree day, even with the windows cracked, your car's temperature can skyrocket to 102 degrees in just 10 minutes. That can turn a convenience-store visit into a life-and-death struggle for a helpless pet....

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Downsizing? How to get rid of those unwanted items safely

A recent PEMCO Poll shows Northwesterners are a generous bunch! When we purge our belongings – whether it's cutting the clutter, sending kids off to college, or a full-scale downsizing....

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Don't remodel yourself into trouble

In a recent national poll, 67% of homeowners said they've tackled a major home project themselves, with Millennials the most likely to let the sawdust fly. In that same poll, though, 52% said they've had to hire...

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Mind your beeswax when you head outside

They're tired. They're cranky. And don't even think about drinking soda without offering them one. No, not your cousins visiting from out of town. We mean yellow jackets and wasps, which probably would rather sting...

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