Winter Tips

Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies

While traditional medicine is necessary and has its rightful place, there are a lot of natural ways to aid our physical, mental and emotional well-being. I tend to try the natural path to take care of minor ailments first, and wanted to share a few natural remedies that may be helpful to try at home […]

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 […]

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 […]

A tip from MN Dept of Commerce: Ice Dams

A tip from MN Dept of Commerce: Ice Dams

  A New Year’s resolution: Do away with ice dams Winter in Minnesota is also the season for ice dams.If your home’s roof has developed these frozen outgrowths in past winters, then the new year may be a good time to make a resolution to take action to save yourself from costly home repairs.To help […]