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How Cold Weather Affects Tire Pressure

From corrosive road salt to slick roads, winter creates many challenges for drivers. Another one to add to the list: Tire pressure dips caused by lower temperatures.Making sure your tires are properly inflated is an important part of getting the best performance out of your vehicle – especially during the winter months. After all, your tires represent the only point of contact between your vehicle...

How to Declutter Your Home, Once and for All

While there are many benefits to downsizing, there’s an important question you have to ask yourself before you get started: “What am I going to do with all my stuff?”That’s where decluttering comes in.Simply put, decluttering is the methodical practice of removing all the unused, unwanted or unnecessary items (i.e. “clutter”) in your home. And while it’s a helpful practice for those looking to downsize...

Specialty Car of the Week – 2009 Ferrari F430

A red-hot Ferrari is sure to warm you up as our next feature car of the week. This 2009 F430 is all original with very low miles. It's 4.3 liter mid-engine V8 produces 483hp and can push the car 0-60 in a blistering 3.6 seconds. McElhinny Insurance Agency insures all types of specialty cars, from American Muscle to Exotics. Call us today for a quote....

5 Unconventional Businesses That Still Need Insurance

If you own a business, you need business insurance. No matter how unconventional your enterprise is, be assured, you have some exposure to risk. The following are unconventional businesses that still need insurance. Dog Walker Professional dog walkers need strength and stamina to keep up with the pets in their care. They also need financial protection in case of an accident. A basic dog walking...

How to Avoid Costly Claims from Winter Storms

Winter storms can do serious damage to your home. In 2021, storms during the winter months caused a record $15 billion in insured losses in the U.S., as reported by the Insurance Information Institute (III). Some of the costliest winter events by insured losses from 1950 to 2021 include: Polar vortex Freezes Blizzards Winter storms Winter damage Cold waves Ice storms Does Homeowners Insurance Cover...