fall 2013

What you need to know before hiring a contractor


Before you send anyone up the ladder, you'll want to ask a few questions besides price.

Jack Frost may be setting you up for a ticket


A recent PEMCO poll shows that some drivers' ice-removing habits may leave them out in the cold.

Holiday fire danger


Nationally, fire deaths, injuries, and property losses spike by 50% on Christmas Eve and 61% on Christmas Day.

Studded or studless snow tires?


In the last legislative session, both states considered imposing fees on studded tires, known equally for their ice-gripping prowess and road-chewing tendencies.

Solving water runoff problems


In the last legislative session, both states considered imposing fees on studded tires, known equally for their ice-gripping prowess and road-chewing tendencies.

Bring a PEMCO speaker to your PTSA meeting or classroom


PEMCO employees volunteer their time to talk about insurance-related topics for high school classes and parent-teacher organizations.

Could aging water pipes and sewer lines bust your budget?


Did you know that you're responsible for repairing leaks in the pipes running between your home and sidewalk?

Do you need extra rental car insurance?


Your PEMCO policy covers cars you rent in the United States and Canada the same as your own car. Here are tips to remember before turning down the extra coverage.

Sign up for PEMCO self-service online


The next time you visit pemco.com, click 'My Account' on the top menu to register for a secure PEMCO account online. It's quick, easy, and you'll be able to see all your policies, coverages, and discounts at a glance.

Tips to prevent campus car prowls


Whether you're a full-time student this fall or just swinging by campus to pick up a night class, remember that student parking lots aren't immune from break-ins – despite those reassuring security patrols that occasionally roll through.

What snowbirds need to know about car insurance


We encourage snowbirds to think twice before reducing insurance coverage for their cars – even if they'll be a thousand sundrenched miles away.

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