September 2011

How To Prevent Ice Dams

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September 26th, 2011

The freeze-thaw combination we experience during winter creates ice dams that will send water down interior walls of your home when it melts.  An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof and prevents melting snow from draining off the roof. The water that backs up behind the dam» Read Full Article

13 Ways to Lower Your Auto Insurance Costs

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September 13th, 2011

Here are 13 ways to make sure you are getting the best value on your auto policy: 1. Drive safely Accidents, especially accidents where you are at fault, may increase your insurance premium for 3-5 years.  If you get into a minor accident, especially one in which yours is the only vehicle involved, you may want» Read Full Article

9 Out of 10 Teenage Drivers Are Distracted

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September 13th, 2011

In an article by Jacob Hannah for USA TODAY, he states that nearly 9 out of 10 teenage drivers have engaged in distracted-driving behaviors such as texting or talking on a cellphone even though most of them know that their actions increase their risk of crashing. The survey by Seventeen magazine and auto club AAA highlights the difficulty of the nation’s» Read Full Article

Renting a Car? Make Sure You’re Covered!

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September 13th, 2011

Rental car insurance is always a sticky issue because of the differences in rental car company contracts and the wording of your personal auto policy. Since each rental company has different verbiage in their contract, and each car insurance policy is a little different, we’ll be talking generalities below and leave it up to you» Read Full Article

What is a Good Student Discount?

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September 13th, 2011

A good student discount is a reduction of auto insurance premiums for a young driver who falls into the “good student” category of the insurance provider. The definition of a good student varies from one insurance company to another. Here are a few of the requirements to be labeled a “good student”: Ranks in the» Read Full Article

Whitefish Bay Resident Has Painless Experiences After Teenage Driving Accidents

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September 8th, 2011

Jay Mueller, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin resident and long-time personal lines customer of R&R Insurance Services, explains that even with 5 kids behind the wheel and a few minor accidents along the way, dealing with his insurance agent has been “painless”. Have a teenage driver? Here are some short articles we’ve put together that can help keep» Read Full Article