Hazard-Free Holidays

The holidays are a time to come together, make memories with family and friends and enjoy one another’s company. There’s never a shortage of food and good cheer, and there’s always something to be thankful for. This year, we’ve pulled together some of our most popular...

Top Holiday Pet Safety Tips

The holidays are an exciting time of year full of get togethers, gifts and delicious food. While we’re focused on a season full of parties and fun times, a pet might think differently. Extra noise and visitors can leave pets feeling stressed. As we keep holiday and...

Prepping Your Kitchen for Thanksgiving Dinner

Before the guests arrive and the meal is served, here’s what you need to know about preparing your kitchen before your upcoming Thanksgiving and holiday meals. Appliances We use them throughout the year cooking and preparing meals, but it’s important to make sure your...

How to Shop Safe Online This Holiday Season

Last year, ERIE Customer Don O.* of Pennsylvania received a text from Amazon letting him know that his package had been delivered. The only problem? He hadn’t ordered anything—an identity thief had. Don later discovered that the thief had also opened up a fake credit...

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter Hibernation

Old Man Winter can be real bear of a house guest. He often arrives with little warning, and is famous for overstaying his welcome. Rest assured he will be back soon—if he hasn’t begun to make his presence known already.  So now is the time to make sure his stay is a...

Chimney Check-Up

The fireplace may be a happy spot for the family to gather ‘round. But did you know that fireplaces and chimneys caused 23,100 residential fires in the United States in 2013—and that those blazes caused $109.1 million in property damage and 10 fatalities?1 Statistics...

Teen Safety on Halloween

As teens head out and about on Halloween to have fun with their friends, they, too, need to have some important reminders about keeping themselves (and others) safe. Drive safe: Remind your teen driver that Halloween is a time when it’s especially important to be...

5 Tips For Driving in the Fog

 BY JEFF YOUNGS, AUGUST 10, 2012 Driving in fog is dangerous because visibility is reduced. To keep safe, follow these five tips for driving in fog: 1.    Slow down. If you cannot see where you are going, do not drive fast. Use your speedometer as a guide to regulate...