Dog Bites and Your Homeowners Insurance

If you have a dog that is considered by the insurance industry as “aggressive,” your homeowners insurance policy may take a drastic hit. Some home insurance companies may require a special rider in order to extend coverage on that property or they may refuse coverage completely. Here’s why: According to the Insurance Information Institute, liability […]

Munro Offices Closed for Labor Day

The offices of E. R. Munro and Company will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 for the Labor Day holiday. We wish you a safe and happy holiday weekend.

Back to School Safety Tips

With many children heading back to brick and mortar schools in the next several weeks, parents should talk to them about these safety tips: Be on alert when walking in school zones and near bus stops. Drivers don’t always heed warning signs. Remind your children to follow safety rules while on the bus and at […]

Home Renovations and Your Homeowners Insurance

This year, more and more individuals spent time at home, perhaps looking at outdated kitchens and walls in need of fresh coats of paint. According to a 2020 Home Renovation Consumer Survey, 62 percent of Americans are planning a home renovation project this year. About one-third said they will do the work themselves. How will […]

Getting a Moving Violation Ticket Will Impact Your Auto Insurance

Most of us has, at one time or another, received a ticket for some sort of auto violation. While the ticket may cost you $150, depending on the violation, the impact on your auto insurance premium can be significant. There are six violations that cost drivers over $1,000 a year in rate hikes and have […]

When Rover Bites

We love our dogs. And they in turn, love us. But when a stranger wants to pet Rover or one of the neighborhood children reaches out to play with Rover, there could be trouble. If Rover bites the stranger or neighborhood child and causes an injury that requires a trip to the hospital, you, as […]

Did You Know?

Flooding is the most common and devastating natural disaster in the United States. Ninety-nine percent of counties in the U.S. have experienced flooding. From 2009-2018, the average total annual flood claim payments by the National Flood Insurance Program was $2.9 billion. Yes, billion. The average flood claim payments for homeowners who have flood insurance through […]

Software that may make auto accidents obsolete?

Volkswagen is launching a new software operating system this year that it hopes will make car accidents obsolete by 2050.

Will your child be heading off to college?

In just a few weeks, students will be heading to college for the start of fall classes. If your child will be living in a dorm and owns a computer, microwave, mini refrigerator, e-reader, smart phone, television, and a video gaming system and plans to take these items, your homeowners insurance policy should have you […]

Munro Experiencing Phone Outages

Munro’s telephone network is experiencing outages today (July 15). We are working on restoring services as quickly as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience.