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Everything You've Ever Wondered About Roundabouts

There was once a time when roundabouts were all but absent from American roadways. But over the past decade or so, these circular intersections have seemed to pop up everywhere, from small rural towns to bustling urban centers.This has left many drivers wondering: why are there so many new roundabouts, and why are they replacing tried-and-true stoplights?To help answer these questions—and more—here’s everything you’ve ever...

Six Flammable Foods

Flour may seem harmless, but many people don’t realize that it has a hot temper. Under certain conditions, foods like flour are highly flammable and can result in fiery kitchen situations.Combustible foods are part of the reason why cooking is the leading cause of home fires in the United States, and the leading cause of all residential building fires and injuries according to the U.S....

How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway

It’s a situation that eventually irritates most homeowners: motor oil stains on the driveway. Whether it’s caused by worn seals, roadway mishaps or clumsy upkeep, even the most meticulously maintained vehicle can wind up depositing that dark, gooey gunk right in front of your proud home.A Labor of Love Given the attention and care we put into maintaining our homes – more than 10 hours...

Useful Apps for Homeowners

Your house is most likely one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make.Do you have the right tools to help you manage it? And no, we aren’t talking about the ones in your toolbox (although those are definitely important).We’re talking about apps specifically designed to help you easily manage the many aspects of owning and operating your home. From landscape design to planning your next...

Why Did My Auto Insurance Rate Go Up?

At ERIE, we don’t take the price you pay for car insurance lightly. Like most companies today, we’re facing increased costs of doing business. And we know that you are facing rising costs too, on everything from gasoline to breakfast cereal to housing.And while a lot of factors go into what you pay – from vehicle safety ratings to your personal driving history – striking the...