5 Common Problems Caused by Clogged Gutters

by Justin Metz on October 17, 2018
Source: https://www.erieinsurance.com/blog/clean-gutters

Raising a ladder to dig mud and leaves from your gutters never sounds like a fun job. But if you’re a homeowner, it’s worth the hassle. That’s because cleaning your gutters can help prevent anything from bees’ nests to a bad foundation.

Your gutters and downspouts are designed to divert the flow of water away from your home. It’s an important job, because even a little bit of water can cause a lot of damage.

This year, resist the urge to put off the chore. Need some motivation? Learn about these common problems caused by clogged gutters.Read more

Top 4 Fall Driving Hazards (And How to Handle Them)

by Justin Metz on October 2, 2018
Source: https://www.erieinsurance.com/blog/fall-driving

The start of fall brings a lot of welcome things: a new school year, cooler temps and changing leaves.

You may not notice it right away, but your daily commute is affected by the shorter days and changing weather, too. (For example: Did you know wet leaves can be as slippery as ice?)Read more