Make Earth Day Your Everyday

Make Earth Day Your Everyday

Earth Day may officially come around only once a year on April 22, but our world would be a better place if we all took steps to take care of the planet year round. So, we here at Town & Country Insurance put together several ways to both commemorate Earth Day and to live a little […]

Are you a Contractor bidding on jobs?

Blueprints

If you’re a Contractor or Sub-Contractor bidding on a job, be sure to ask  for a copy of the contract BEFORE submitting your bid. All too often, the contract requirements for insurance are overlooked initially. This can be the difference between a profitable job, or not. When you receive the contract, submit it to your […]

Insurance Premium Scam Alert!

Scam Alert

Scammers Are Impersonating Insurance Companies & Agents Recently, a customer of ours was contacted by a scammer who was impersonating an insurance company representative. The scammer insisted the customer’s policy was going to cancel if they did not pay (over the phone) immediately. Thankfully, this raised a red flag with the customer. They contacted their […]

Your Puppy Ate WHAT?

Your Puppy Ate WHAT?

It’s not what you are thinking – In fact, I dare say you’d never guess. A few years ago, I brought home Jackson – a lively, mischievous, and adorable blue-heeler puppy! He got along great with the kids, the cats, the chickens, and his older brother Willy. He would also turn out to be a […]

Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Flooded Town

“We don’t need flood insurance, we don’t live by a lake”, “We are up on a hill, we don’t need flood insurance” or “It will never happen where we live”. I hear these answers a lot when the question of flood insurance is brought up. As we’re getting to the end of winter, the spring months are right […]

Are Your Buildings at Risk of Collapse?

Roof Collapse

When Shoveling Snow – Don’t forget your outbuildings! Due to the possible levels of snowfall & ice build-up on roofs throughout Minnesota, many outbuildings have the potential to sustain damage and/or collapse. Taking the time & effort to remove the snow and ice from the roofs of your buildings will benefit you. Besides the damage […]

Got Ice? Tips on Dealing with Ice Dams

Ice Dam

Learn what to do and how to prevent them to save energy! Ice dams, both awe-inspiring and terrifying, are showing up on many Minnesota homes this winter thanks to heavy snowfall and extreme cold. The Minnesota Department of Commerce offers tips for how to deal with ice dams now and how to prevent them in […]

Flood Insurance – Is it for you?

Flood Insurance

What you should know about flood insurance   You’ve probably heard this horror story before — someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn’t cover flood damage. At Town & Country Insurance we want you to be educated about all of the risks you may […]

Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

New Jewelry

Ah, Valentine’s Day… when love is in the air. Well, love and a few other things, such as chocolates, romantic dinners, candy hearts that say “Be Mine” – and, of course, jewelry. It’s exciting to receive jewelry from a loved one — or to give it as a gift. Not to mention romantic. But if […]

Tips to Stay Safe During Snowmobile Season

Tips to Stay Safe During Snowmobile Season

In Minnesota, some people are content to cozy up next to the fire with a good book and concentrate on staying warm. For others, though, it’s time to get excited — because it’s time to break out the snowmobiles and head to the nearest trail…or take a sledding trip to the UP! It’s a popular […]