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Tuesday, June 5, 2018Are you planning to build a garage onto your home? You may be thinking about the differences in an attached and detached garage.
It may be a good idea to speak to your home insurance agent about the difference. Various factors impact the cost related to each type of garage. You should know what to expect before you invest here. READ MORE >>
Monday, June 4, 2018What to Do With the Kids? It’s the age-old question that parents in the Chicago suburbs face every year: How do we keep the kids occupied this summer? Well, there are always the biggies, such as theme parks or camping. But, with work and other obligations getting in the way, you can’t always get away from home. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 31, 2018To be a safe driver, you must ensure you're able to drive properly. Many people get behind the wheel when they are really too tired to drive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports tired driver caused 846 fatal accidents occurred in 2014. They also note that 83,000 accidents occurred as a result of drowsy driving. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 29, 2018Your driving habits often impact how much you pay for auto insurance. The best way for car insurance agencies to know how safe of a driver you are is to use your driving record. Your state's department of motor vehicles collects this information. It includes any instance in which you break the law while behind the wheel. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 28, 2018Put the top down and hit the road in Lincolnshire The call of the open road is at its strongest during the summer - and so is the call of the convertible. If you’re one of those drivers who has long dreamed of dropping the top and heading across Illinois or Wisconsin and beyond, we here at R Hobbs Insurance Agency have some buying tips for you. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 24, 2018Tesla unveiled a new type of roof shingle. The shingle integrates a solar panel into it. These are attractive and typical looking solar roof panels. They work to collect solar energy. They can work well to power your home. And, they are expensive.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018When it comes to starting a business, you need to cover you, your employees, and your clients with business insurance. What if a customer slips on a wet floor and breaks a bone at your store? You are likely liable for paying their bills.
Accidents happen. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 21, 2018Ride safe with these motorcycle tips Motorcyclists know that riding gives them a freedom that driving a car just can’t match. But the best riders also know that motorcycles require more focus to operate and don’t provide the same protections cars do in the event of a crash. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 17, 2018A fire can quickly destroy a home. Fires occur for many reasons. A spark in your electrical system can create a life-threatening and fast-moving fire. Your oven may catch on fire. Fires can also start in the garage where flammable liquids are common.
No matter what happens, having a fire extinguisher on hand is essential. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 15, 2018Many people like to give their dogs a ride in the car. Pets like it, too. However, dogs can be dangerous for many reasons. You do not want to have to file car insurance claims due to an accident related to your pet.
Does that mean you cannot take your pet for a ride? You do not have to give it up. READ MORE >>