Prevent Midwest Thanksgiving Accidents: Skip The Deep-Fried Turkey

Many families across the Midwest are preparing for Thanksgiving dinner later this week. An increasingly popular trend in preparing your family’s main course is dropping your prized bird into a deep-fryer. We can’t argue that deep-fried turkey doesn’t sound delicious, but is it worth the risk?  The Daniel and Henry Company is here to explain the danger of cooking your turkey in a deep-fryer.

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Insure Your Collections And Valuables With The Daniel And Henry Company

People often spend a lot of time and money adding to their collections – but many times they neglect to properly insure their beloved pieces.  Whether it is a natural disaster that causes destruction to the entire ensemble of collector’s items, or simply clumsiness that could possibly break one or two pieces, the Daniel and Henry Company can help insure your collections and valuables with our extensive, quality coverage.
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Midwest Winter Storms: Are You Covered

With temperatures dropping fast in the bi-state area, we are quickly reminded that winter months are right around the corner.  Are you prepared for snow storms, ice and extreme winds?  If you haven’t reviewed your homeowner insurance policy coverage, you may not be as ready for winter as you think.

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Awkward Home Encounters: Who Pays For Damaged Home Goods?

A recent Miss Manners’ column featured a dinner party guest who got more than they bargained for –  dry cleaning bills for a one-of-a-kind tablecloth.  The guests were warned by the hostess of the tablecloth’s importance and uniqueness and were asked to please not spill anything on it.  Of course, the guest’s glass of wine spilled – by accident.  After a surprising phone call from the hostess, the guest was asked to cover the expensive costs of the cleaning.  ...

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Insurance 101: What To Know About Your Student Leaving For College (Part 1)

With the fall 2012 semester well underway, parents all over the country are beginning to adjust to life without their college students under the same roof.  Did you know that those expensive gifts they received at their high school graduation might not be covered under your current homeowner’s policy?  The Daniel and Henry Company has compiled some important information regarding your dependent’s coverage while they are away at school.

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Risks At Home: Clothes Dryer Fires

Did you know that clothes dryer fires costs policy holders on average $35 million a year?  A report by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) details that approximately 2,900 clothes dryer fires happen annually.  During fall and winter months, homeowners are more likely to be victim to a fire – here are some tips to prevent a dryer fire in your home:

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Midwest Drought Dilemma: Weaken Basements

The Midwest is getting hit hard this summer with relentless, extreme heat with no reprieve in sight.   Because of these conditions, many residential and commercial basements are being plagued with foundation issues – especially in the St. Louis metro area.

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