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Five tips for selecting, installing, and maintaining your furnace filter

Shorter days, blowing leaves, and cooler temperatures are reminders that winter is coming. If you’re like me, you’re scrambling to get your “To Do” list completed. Raking leaves, painting house trim, and cleaning out...

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Why Does Homeowners Insurance Exclude Certain Dog Breeds?

If you’re a dog lover, you probably look at your dog and think warm fuzzy thoughts. Your insurance company, on the other hand, probably sees danger signs.This is especially true if the dog’s breed happens to be...

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips

The weather is starting to warm up and the snow is almost gone. And with today being the first official day of spring, it seems fitting we start thinking about spring home maintenanceAfter a long winter, it is a good...

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Tips to Protect Your Family and Home During Spring Break Travels

For many, spring break is the light at the end of the tunnel. After enduring months of snow and cold, people can’t wait to get away. For families travelling somewhere warm, such as Mexico, Jamaica, or the Bahamas, a...

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Take Stock of Your Stuff: How To Do a Home Inventory

What is a home inventory, you ask? Once created, it will be the most valuable item in your house. Did you get a great gift for the holidays? Maybe a diamond ring, a new musical instrument or a beautiful watch? All of...

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Burned out by shoveling snow?

Are you tired of shoveling snow this winter? Were you injured while cleaning up after a big storm? If the answer is yes, it may be time to hire a snow removal service.To some, this is money well spent, especially if you...

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Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it!

Have some new jewelry in the house? Protect it! - It’s exciting to receive jewelry from a loved one — or to give it as a gift. Not to mention romantic. But if you’re lucky enough to have some new jewelry in your home...

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Enjoy a Claims-Free Thanksgiving

With over 48 million Americans traveling this Thanksgiving to see family and friends, remember to take a few steps to prepare your home to avoid returning to a big mess and insurance claim. How many times have you...

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Drone Coverage: Don’t fly by the seat of your pants!

Unmanned aircrafts, more commonly known as drones, are becoming popular for both recreational and commercial use.They’ve become increasingly affordable with the most inexpensive models costing less than $50! Many drones...

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Renting your home during the Ryder Cup? Check your homeowners policy or call your agent to make sure you're covered

The Ryder Cup is the hottest ticket in town. And for those that live in the southwest metro close to Hazeltine, the decision to "see it or flee it" is upon you. For those wanting to make a little extra cash and take the...

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Spring storms - are you ready?

Spring is a wonderful time of year. Unfortunately, it can also bring major storm activity in the form of torrential rains, hail, high wind, tornadoes or whatever else Mother Nature wants to throw our way. Being prepared...

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Water Backup Protection

As a Minnesota indpendent insurance agency, Lakeside Insurance provides comprehensive homeowners insurance policies through many insurance companies to meet your specific needs . For owner-occupied homes, all the...

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When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

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 year, homes in...

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