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Protect yourself from Carbon Monoxide at Home and at Work

Mar 2 2018 Every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hundreds of people in the U.S. die from carbon-monoxide (CO) poisoning—and the invisible, odorless gas sickens thousands more. The... more

Insuring Jewelry: How to Know if Your Coverage is Enough

Feb 2 2018 A ring from a loved one. A bracelet handed down through generations. A watch or necklace marking a special occasion. Every reason you treasure a piece of fine jewelry is a reason it should be insured... more

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

Jan 5 2018 You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars — but unfortunately, we’re still years away from living in a world where you just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a book (or, more likely,... more

Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Oct 6 2017 One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out... more

Three Ways a Pool May Affect Your Homeowners Insurance

Sep 8 2017 That oh-so-covetable experience of taking a dip in your very own pool? Millions of American households enjoy it, at least when the weather’s nice. With the summer heat ratcheting up, you may be coming down... more

Safety Tips for Your Summer Swims

Aug 5 2016 When the sun is out and the weather’s warm, people flock to the water — whether it’s the beach, a lake, a river or a backyard pool. But, wherever there’s water, there’s also danger. According to the U.S... more

Safety Tips for Summer Thrill Seekers

Jul 1 2016 The family summer vacation is a time-honored tradition, and it often includes a trip to one of our country’s incredible amusement parks. But, while the rides and other attractions at these parks are... more

What Should Go in Your Home Safe (or Safe-Deposit Box)?

Jun 3 2016 Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to clean the cobwebs out of the corners, organize the closets and so forth. While you’re at it, don’t forget to revisit the important documents and other items you... more

The Type of Fire Extinguisher Every Home Should Have

May 6 2016 A fire is a fire, and a fire extinguisher is a fire extinguisher, right? Well, not quite. There are actually different types of fires and different types of extinguishers that respond best to each one. So... more

Navigate Rainy Roadways With Care

Apr 1 2016 It’s just rain — how much impact can it really have on your driving? The answer: a lot. You’re likely to experience lower visibility, reduced traction and increased difficulty in handling your car both... more

What to Do After a Car Accident in Winter

Feb 8 2016 Freezing temperatures, gusts of wind, patches of ice – winter can be a horrible time to be on the road, especially if you’re on vacation and aren’t used to driving in winter conditions. And, it’s an even... more

How to Avoid Animal-Vehicle Collisions

Jan 8 2016 About 2 million times every year, animals and cars collide on U.S. roadways — often causing serious and even fatal injuries to drivers and passengers, along with about $1 billion in damage, according to the... more

Thrifty Security: Burglar-Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Dec 8 2015 It's not unusual, when you set out on that holiday trip, to look back at the house a little nervously. Sure, you remembered to lock the doors, but just how secure are things? What might happen while you're... more

Safe, Secure Shopping: Tips for Black Friday

Nov 11 2015 It's become almost as much a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and football: Black Friday, the morning-after (or in some cases evening-after) shopping spree. It's the biggest shopping day of the year, an event... more

Your Home Maintenance Checklist for Fall

Oct 2 2015 Fall brings more than just changing leaves and shorter days. In many areas, it also comes with a shift in weather conditions that can have a serious impact on your home. And, don’t forget, winter is right... more

4 Ways to Help All Children Have a Great School Year

Sep 4 2015 It's back-to-school time, and, if you have school-age children, your household is likely bustling with activity and filling up with books and backpacks. There are other households and school districts in... more

Keep Cool While Keeping Your Energy Costs Down

Aug 7 2015 Two thirds of households in America have air conditioners, according to the U.S. Department of Energy — and they spend a total of $11 billion each year running them. Our guess is that most of those... more

Tips for a Safe Fourth of July — From Food to Fireworks

Jul 2 2015 Memorial Day might be the unofficial start of summer, but Independence Day is when the season truly kicks into high gear. July 4 is a holiday that has something for everyone, whether you like to host (or... more

Commuting by Bike: How to Get to the Office on Two Wheels

Jun 5 2015 There are plenty of great reasons to bike to work: Commuters who ride save money on gas and car insurance, stay fit and help the environment (they don’t get stuck in traffic, either). And they even have... more

Getting Your Boat Out of Storage and Into the Water

May 1 2015 Spring is here, and you’re ready to get out on the water. But is your boat ready? Even if you’ve kept it properly stored for the winter and protected from the elements, there are still a number of... more

Spring Into Home Maintenance Mode in Washington

Apr 3 2015 Spring is a time for rejuvenation, and, as the weather gets warmer here in Spokane, Washington, and the days grow longer, there's a positive energy in the air. Many people decide it's the perfect time for... more

How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

Mar 6 2015 From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more Washington residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand... more

Helping Seniors Have a Wonderful Winter

Feb 6 2015 Slippery sidewalks. Freezing temperatures. Power outages. Winter isn't always a wonderland. If you regularly lend a hand to a senior friend or family member here in Washington, it may be a good time of the... more

The Right Tires for Winter Driving

Jan 9 2015 It's easy to forget about your tires when it comes to vehicle safety. But with winter weather already in many parts of the country, tires are an important aspect you should keep in mind. Your tires... more

Breast Cancer Month

Dec 12 2014 In celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, collectively, the Jefferson 400 Professional Building tenants contributed $654 to the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington organization. Special thanks to TRW... more

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

Dec 5 2014 As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday... more

Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

Nov 7 2014 The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house... more

5 Tips for Organizing Your Home for the New School Year

Sep 8 2014 Yes, it's already time to start thinking about school again. Getting a head start can pay big dividends for you and your kids as they head back to class. But, it's not just what they need for school that... more

Celebrate National Night Out With Your Neighbors

Aug 4 2014 In 1984, National Night Out – "America's Night Out Against Crime" – began as a way to promote crime prevention through neighborhood camaraderie. Since then, according to the National Association of... more

Make Recycling and Reducing Routine

Jul 14 2014 "Reduce, reuse, recycle." Most likely, you've heard that catchy phrase connected with information about saving natural resources and even saving your family money. But how many of us really make reducing,... more

Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

May 30 2014 If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing... more

Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

May 2 2014 One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we'... more

A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

Apr 9 2014 While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts... more

Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Feb 7 2014 Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and... more

Cyber Liability

Feb 3 2014 December's massive breach of Target's electronic data systems exposed the credit card information of roughly 70 million customers. Fortunately for Target, according to Business Insurance (January 19, 2014),... more

Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Jan 3 2014 Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and... more

Make Sure Your Pets Travel Well for the Holidays

Dec 6 2013 The holiday season is here - time to eat good food and join together with loved ones. For many who have families far away, this is also the time to pack up and get out of Washington. If you are gearing up... more

Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Nov 1 2013 Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in Washington. Football brings with it a whole host of... more

A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Oct 4 2013 Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however... more

Back to School Safety Reminders

Sep 6 2013 The end of summer in Washington means many things, such as cooler weather, shorter days and … the start of football! But most important, it means kids are headed back to school. And that means we all should... more

When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

Jul 1 2013 For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories – whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each... more

Do You Own a Classic Car of the Future?

Jun 3 2013 There’s nothing quite like driving a speedy, shiny classic car that turns heads and starts conversations. In fact, the beauty and elegance of old collectibles – like the 1964 Aston Martin DB5, the 1963... more

A Time to Celebrate Mothers

May 1 2013 As the second Sunday of May nears, it’s time to think of ways to celebrate mothers – although, of course, that’s a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency, we thought it would... more

It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Apr 11 2013 Spring is a time of new beginnings in Spokane – and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you’re anything like many of us here at Andre-Romberg Insurance... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 1 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency want to remind you it’s... more

Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

Feb 1 2013 It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Spokane can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days – not to mention kids passing... more

Protect Your Motorhome and RV From the Cold

Jan 4 2013 If you're a snowbird and you're headed away from the cold this winter to a sunnier and warmer spot, you can move on to the next article. Just know that we here at Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency wish you a... more

Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

Dec 3 2012 You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at Andre-Romberg Insurance Agency, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy – and Safe – Holidays!"... more

Tips for Preparing for Your Holiday Driving Trip

Nov 6 2012 Millions of Americans will do some traveling this holiday season - the majority of it by car. Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on the roadways, whether you're simply driving... more

Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

Oct 2 2012 It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Spokane. But a number of factors - including lots of people walking in the dark, the threat of wet and stormy weather, strangers coming to your door -... more

Managing the Cold Chain

Jul 17 2012 Protect your restaurant, your customers, and your reputation Restaurant and foodservice owners across Washington know the importance of managing “the cold chain” and how seriously it needs to be followed to... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jul 17 2012 Why should I have a home inventory? Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in Washington, you may... more



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