No Winter Woes II: Amica Insurance Offers Tips To Get Ready For Winter

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(Note: This is the second in a weekly series of tips Amica Insurance will offer throughout the month of November to help your readers prepare for winter.)

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It’s important to make sure your home is weather tight. This can save you money on heating bills and help prevent costly repairs, such as repairing frozen water pipes.

As the temperatures fall outside, it’s time to start preparing the inside of your home for winter. Amica insurance is offering a series of tips to help get you ready.

“It’s important to make sure your home is weather tight,” said Sean Welch, a senior assistant vice president with Amica Mutual Insurance Co. “This can save you money on heating bills and help prevent costly repairs, such as repairing frozen water pipes.”

Here are a few tips to keep out the cold:

  • Remove screens and install storm windows.
  • Apply weather stripping around doors and windows.
  • Insulate all pipes and plumbing near exterior walls.
  • Caulk windows and cracks to prevent cold air from entering.
  • Add insulation to your attic or crawl space.
  • Seal around dryer vents and cable outlets.

“More time is spent indoors in the winter months, so it is important to make sure your home is safe and warm,” Welch said. “Taking a few steps now will make your winter a lot more comfortable.”

For more information on how to protect your home, please visit http://www.Amica.com.

About Amica Mutual Insurance

Amica Mutual Insurance Company, the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, with corporate headquarters in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of automobile, homeowners, marine and personal umbrella liability insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,200 people in 40 offices across the country.

CONTACT:    
Vince Burks
Corporate Communications,
50 Amica Way,
Lincoln, RI 02865-1155
800-652-6422, ext. 24563

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