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How To Know If Granite Countertops Are Right For You

When my husband and I decided to buy our home, there were many features we fell in love with: The brick fireplace…the wooded yard…the built-ins. But the one thing we couldn’t get past was the bathroom countertops. Straight out of a 1982 home design magazine, the bathroom included countertops with 4-inch tiled squares. So far so good, right? Did I mention the tiles were pink...

ERIE Earns Top Ranking In J.D. Power Shopping Study

The results are in: Thousands of people shared their experiences about shopping for auto insurance in a national study, and Erie Insurance was awarded “Highest Satisfaction with the Auto Insurance Purchase Experience.” Erie Insurance earned the highest score among auto insurers in providing a satisfying purchase experience in 2019, with a score of 917 on a 1,000-point scale. The industry average was 852. ERIE has...

How To Protect Your Bike From Theft

Whether you’re a hardcore biking enthusiast or more of a casual cruiser, riding your bike is a great way to enjoy the outdoors – and a healthier way to get around, too. After each ride, it’s important to remember to lock your bike up so thieves can’t steal it. Bike safety and advocacy group Bicycle Law estimates somewhere between 800,000 and 2 million bicycles are...

What We Know About Sinkholes, and What We Don’t

Imagine this: You’re leaving your house, ready to tackle the working day, only to discover a large, inexplicable hole where your car is supposed to be. That’s the thing about sinkholes. They’re just baffling. At first glance, sinkholes are nature’s slapstick: sudden, unpredictable, dramatic and absurd. But there’s a serious side, too – lives have been lost in sinkholes, and the U.S. Geological Survey estimates...

How to Help Your Employees Return to Work

As a business owner, your employees are important to you. Making sure they’re taken care of, especially if they’ve needed to take time off from work for an injury or illness, should be a top priority. Related: 5 Workplace Safety Tips for Small Businesses and Startups If one of your employees files a workers’ compensation claim after an incident at work, it’s important to support...