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  • August 18, 2022Aug 18, 2022

    Grill Safety 101

    When you think of Summer, what is one of the first things that come to mind? Trips down the shore, hot weather, not school …. And barbeques! Summertime is perfect for grilling hamburgers, hot dogs and veggies. While summer BBQ’s are a great excuse for friends and family to get together, it is important to understand that is does come with one large risk: house fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), grills...

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  • June 30, 2022Jun 30, 2022

    Vacation Home 101

    School is out and summer is officially in session. Living on the east coast means summer also brings lots of trips to the Jersey Shore, the Poconos, to the Chesapeake, etc. And many families choose to spend their time at a vacation home or secondary home. Here are some tips and precautions to be aware of as you arrive and also some tips to make sure things remain secure at your primary residence while you’re...

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  • June 21, 2022Jun 21, 2022

    Summer Home Prep in 5 Steps

    Happy 1st Day of Summer! With a new season, comes new - and important - home tips. These tips will help lower cooling costs, prevent hot-weather mishaps and make sure you and your family are prepared for the hot weather. Summer is a time to embrace the heat or hide away from it in the AC - either way you should enjoy your home, not sweat over it. So here are 5 tips that take...

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  • March 22, 2022Mar 22, 2022

    Spring Cleaning 2022

    Whether you live in a house or an apartment, in the city or the suburbs, setting aside time for spring cleaning is a must. Not only is it important for the upkeep and maintenance of your home, but spring cleaning is the perfect time to renew your space and your spirit. The Philadelphia Contributionship has been writing policies and caring about homes since 1752 and a large part of caring for a home involves understanding...

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  • October 16, 2021Oct 16, 2021

    10 Quick Fixes For A Drafty House

    The last week we have all started to feel the fall chill in the air! It may not be time to turn on the heat but there is definitely a slight chill outside – and you definitely do not want that chill finding its way you’re your home. Here are 10 quick (and inexpensive!) ways to seal drafts and keep the cold fall air out of your home all fall and winter long.

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  • October 1, 2021Oct 1, 2021

    The Ultimate Guide to Fire Extinguishers: 5 Questions and Answers

    How many people have ever thought about using their fire extinguisher before a fire actually occurs? Not many we would assume. It is important to practice this in case of an emergency! Don’t wait until the fire has sprung up to wonder about fire extinguishers. Here’s what smart homeowners (and renters) need to know.

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  • September 22, 2021Sep 22, 2021

    1st Day of Fall: 8 Simple Steps to Get Your Home Ready for Fall

    Happy 1st Day of Fall! While you may be ready for pumpkin picking, warm lattes, and flannels, do you know if your house is as ready as you? If you don’t know the answer, then follow our 10 tips to help transition your home for the wetter autumn weather —and try to save some money too!

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  • May 13, 2021May 13, 2021

    Hurricane Preparation: 7 Important Steps to Follow

    The National Weather Service has designated May 9-15 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. And when it comes to natural disasters, nothing causes damage and destruction like a hurricane. It is important to know if you live in the path of a hurricane because as scary as it sounds, it’s nearly inevitable that you’ll experience some type of damage to your home or property. This is where working with your local agent and picking the correct...

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  • April 30, 2021Apr 30, 2021

    Preventing Damage After Flood

    Sometimes, even with all the preparation water can still find its way into your home. And something as small as an inch of water in the home can cause extensive - and expensive - water damage. The most dangerous issue that can be caused by water? Mold. And curious to find out the answer from the quiz we posted on our social media pages? Read the post to figure out how quickly mold can start...

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  • April 12, 2021Apr 12, 2021

    Tips for Protecting Your Home from Heavy Rain:

    We all know the age old saying – “April Showers bring May Flowers”. But the April showers and rainy weather can bring with it serious home damage if you are not prepared and protected. Here are some tips to protect your home from the rainy season and also important policy information.

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Providing quality and prompt service for our policyholders is of the utmost importance for everyone from our Customer Service Team to our Claims Team and we take great pride in the feedback we receive.

In August, at age 79, we bought our dream house. In October we learned the sewer system was comletely destroyed and a sinkhole had formed under our house. We had only had our insurance with the Philadelphia Contributionship for 2 months when this happened. I checked our coverage with Karen...

Tori H. Camp Hill, PA 17011

We have never filed a homeowners claim before in our years of owning our home. Our adjuster, Jason C. was very understanding, professional and actually took time to explain the process, payments and answered all questions that we had. Highly recommend this company! Customer service is number one with Philadelphia...

Anne W. Easton, PA 18042

I have had a last 5 months to forget. During this Covid pandemic so many people have negative memories of the year gone by. One bright memory to remember is the caring, kindness, and efficient attention showed to me by Karen S.  at the Philadelphia Contributorship. I am thankful and...

Yovanny M. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

In August, at age 79, we bought our dream house. In October we learned the sewer system was comletely destroyed and a sinkhole had formed under our house. We had only had our insurance with the Philadelphia Contributionship for 2 months when this happened. I checked our coverage with Karen...

Tori H. Camp Hill, PA 17011

We have never filed a homeowners claim before in our years of owning our home. Our adjuster, Jason C. was very understanding, professional and actually took time to explain the process, payments and answered all questions that we had. Highly recommend this company! Customer service is number one with Philadelphia...

Anne W. Easton, PA 18042

I have had a last 5 months to forget. During this Covid pandemic so many people have negative memories of the year gone by. One bright memory to remember is the caring, kindness, and efficient attention showed to me by Karen S.  at the Philadelphia Contributorship. I am thankful and...

Yovanny M. East Stroudsburg, PA 18301

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