PEMCOperspective
News & insight from
PEMCO Insurance
summer 2015

Create your water-wise Northwest garden

​With drought officially declared across Washington and nearly half of Oregon, gardeners throughout the Northwest are feeling understandably sheepish whenever their neighbors spy them waving the water...

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Do you have a recalled appliance in your home?

Suggestion from customer Jim T.In a five-year period, approximately 15 million appliances – from dishwashers to dehumidifiers, high-end to economy brands – are recalled by manufacturers for defects re...

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Test your campfire safety know-how

​For Blue Tarp Campers looking to chase the chill with a crackling fire, the problem is often too much fizzle rather than too much flame.But for the rest of us? Wildfire is a worry anytime we set a ma...

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Despite bike-friendly ratings, Northwest bike vs. driver tension remains

​​​​Washington ranks No. 1 among bike-friendly states, with Oregon coming in a solid No. 6. (See all state rankings here, courtesy of the League of American Bicyclists.) Yet a recent PEMCO Poll reveal...

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From your perspective

​​"Can you share tips to help drivers avoid wildlife on the roadway? Most drivers seem to ignore Deer Crossing signs. Also, do deer alerts mounted on the front bumper work?"  – cust...

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Is your driver’s seat adjusted properly?

​Suggestion from customer Nancy S.If you share your car with your spouse or a lanky teen, chances are the driver's seat needs adjustment just about every time you climb in. But do you really know the ...

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