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5 Essential Spring Home Maintenance Tips

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These 5 essential spring home maintenance tips should keep you nice and busy as we patiently endure chilly April showers for the promise of May flowers . Once the warm weather rolls around you’ll be glad you already checked these off your list. 1) Check/change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

Truth is….you should do this monthly, but most people don’t.… Read More »


It’s Almost Boating Season; Do You Have the Right Insurance Coverage?

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Is there anything better than spending time out on the water here in beautiful Connecticut? With warm weather right around the corner, it’s time to make sure your boat is fully covered with the right Connecticut Boat Insurance package. Boat Insurance is not required by law in Connecticut, but we highly recommend it. You should always protect yourself and your valuable assets, and your… Read More »


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How to Create the Perfect Password

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We live in a time where we have the world at our fingertips. We can keep up with friends and family on social media, stream music and videos, shop, pay bills, bank online and more. With all this convenience come a lot of apps, accounts, usernames and passwords. We’ve put together a helpful list of do’s and don’ts for how to create the perfect password… Read More »


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New Year, New Insurance Needs?

New Year New Insurance Needs

The New Year is the perfect time to do an annual review of your personal, family and/or business insurance coverage. Things change, and at the Peter M. Bakker Agency we’re committed to making sure you have the right solutions for your unique individual insurance needs. Rather than simply having your current coverages renewed, we can work to determine if circumstance have changed enough to warrant… Read More »


Freeze-Up Prevention at Secondary or Vacation Homes

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Vermont Mutual Insurance Group wants to make sure homeowners are well informed about freeze-up prevention at secondary or vacation homes. They have authorized our agency to pass along this helpful information:

“Water supply lines, hot water heating systems and hot water tanks are typically drained down prior to the winter months in seasonal dwellings such as cottages or camps. In contrast, in secondary or vacation… Read More »


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