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Safety During a Blizzard – Home

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

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Midwesterners generally know that a blizzard is more than just heavy snow. Blizzards are life-threatening storms that include heavy snow, cold temperatures, and most dangerously, heavy, gusting wind that blows in strong gusts in any direction, with no particular reasoning. It’s very easy to get confused if you are outside during a blizzard. We’ve all […]

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

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The most important thing to do for winter driving safety is to stock your car with a winter safety kit at the beginning of the winter. These items will be useful if you end up stranded during inclement weather. Winter Safety Kit Snow shovel and ice scraper Blankets Water Food – nuts, dried fruit, power […]

Dangerous Driving Habits Up Close – Speeding

Saturday, February 24th, 2018

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More than a quarter of vehicle-related deaths are caused by speeding. Statistically, younger drivers are more likely to speed, and more people speed at night than during the day. While getting into a severe accident is the worst outcome of speeding, there are other aspects of your life that it can affect negatively. Non-Accident Results […]

What Are All Those Alarms in My Home For?

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

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Everybody knows what a smoke alarm is. It’s that thing that annoyingly goes off when you leave some bit of food on the stove, and then go to cook something else. Of course, it’s also there to save your life in case an actual fire should break out. But today, homes have many more alarms […]

Tips for Safe Holiday Decorating

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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Christmas is a time of love and joy and family – and danger. Many of the jolly Christmas decorations you put up during the holidays come with risks. We want your holiday season to be a time of happiness, so we are providing some safety tips on how to keep safe while putting up Christmas […]

Small Business General Liability Insurance Guidelines

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

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Opening a small business is no small task. One of the most important things to consider is insurance. There are numerous types of insurance you will need for your small business, and this post is going to talk about general liability insurance, also known as CGL (Commercial General Liability) insurance. Any of our agents at […]

How to Increase Your Auto Insurance Premium

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

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Who in their right mind would want to raise their Minnesota or Wisconsin auto insurance premiums? Of course, nobody would. However, there are certain things that may cause your premium to raise. Some of them, you can avoid. Some, not so much. Here are some things that lead to higher insurance premiums. Be Under 25 […]

Benefits of Term Life Insurance

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

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What is term life insurance? Why should you buy that instead of whole life insurance? Your Baldwin Woodville agent will be happy to discuss term life insurance in Wisconsin or Minnesota with you, but here we’ll answer some of the most basic questions about this type of life insurance. Term life insurance has a limited […]

Dangerous Driving Habits Up Close – Distracted Driving

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

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What are some of the most dangerous driving habits? Over the next few months, we’ll be taking an up close look at a number of them. The most dangerous driving habit is distracted driving. This comes in many forms. Lucky distracted drivers will have to meet with their Baldwin Woodville agent about potential increased insurance […]

5 Remodeling Ideas to Increase the Value of Your Home – Indoor

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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Are you looking increase the value of your Wisconsin home without spending tens of thousands of dollars? Maybe you’re moving. Maybe you want to live in a nicer house. Either way, you can do simple things to make your home more valuable, and more enjoyable to live in. One hint is to use “green” materials […]

Safety During Thunderstorms or Tornadoes – Car

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

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What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of driving during a severe thunderstorm or tornado? If it’s one of the awesome scenes from Twister, it’s time for a reality check. There are ways to stay safe in your car during these events, none of which are demonstrated in that exciting, fictional […]

Safety During Thunderstorms or Tornadoes – Home

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

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When was the last time you heard the sirens shrieking, telling you run, find shelter, stay safe? Because we see many severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in Wisconsin and Minnesota, probably not that long ago. When you purchased your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy, your Baldwin Woodville agent made sure you were covered for damages that […]

Buy or Lease Your New Car? Hints to Help You Decide

Monday, July 17th, 2017

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Last week, we talked about the factors to consider when deciding if you should buy a new or used car. This week, we’re assuming the decision was for a new car. Now you face another question: lease or buy the new car? There are many things to consider when deciding to lease or buy a […]

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Car Clean – Exterior

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

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First impressions count, right? Do you want to make a great first impression when you meet new people while you’re out and about? The best way is to keep your car clean, shiny, and bug free. You know those cars that are always so dirty that a good rain is actually helpful? Don’t have one […]

5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Car Clean – Interior

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

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Have you just gotten the interior of your car detailed? Well, if not, maybe you should. At Baldwin Woodville Insurance, we know the value of a clean car. Keeping your car clean is beneficial for a number of reasons. First, the look and smell of a clean car will refresh you each time you hop […]

Backyard Swimming Pool Safety Tips

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

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Owning a swimming pool, whether under or above ground, is a big responsibility. Following these swimming pool safety tips can help ensure your family and friends stay safe in your pool. You don’t want them to be one of the 5,500 home pool drowning victims each year. Before you purchase your pool, be sure to […]

New or Used Car? Hints to Help You Decide

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

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It’s time to get a new car. You have squeezed out the last shaky mile the old one had to give. Or perhaps you are just ready for something different. Maybe something better for the environment, or bigger, or smaller. Whatever your needs are, it’s that time. Buying a car is a big decision, and […]

Use Q-Tips To Get Your Damage Deposit Back

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

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You’ve been living in your rental home for awhile, and now you’re moving on to a new city, to a house, or just to a new rental home. Back when you moved in, you paid a damage deposit, likely the amount of one month’s rent. No matter how much it was, you want it back. […]

Get Your Motorcycle Ready

Saturday, July 8th, 2017

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Whether you like to get out on the road by yourself, or travel with a group, there’s nothing like getting out there on your motorcycle. Here in the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin, you’ve got a limited amount of time before the ice and snow hits, so you want to get as much riding in […]

4th of July Weekend: Get Your RV Ready

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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In the Chippewa Valley, Independence Day means summer is in full swing. For a lot of people, it may also mean your first chance of the season to get out and do some camping. Before you head out in your RV, be sure to prepare it properly for a fun and safe summer. The first thing you […]

Seasonal House Upkeep Series: Summer

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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Welcome to the first installment of our year-long series on seasonal house upkeep. If you’re new to home ownership, this will be an invaluable tool throughout the year. If you’re an old hat, check it out. You may still have something to learn! Outdoor Maintenance Summer is a great time to make sure your house’s […]

6 Tips for Safe Boating This Summer

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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First, make sure you talk to your western Wisconsin or Minnesota boating insurance agent to make sure you have proper coverage for the active boating season. Our agents at Baldwin Woodville Insurance are always available to help you research what you need, and to provide it at a great value. Once you are legally ready to go, […]

Renters Insurance – What You Need to Know

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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Many people in Wisconsin and Minnesota consider renters insurance to be an optional expense; one they’ll get around to buying when they get a raise, or a better job, or more stuff worth covering. And most people will be fine. But if disaster strikes and you lose everything, you will be grateful not to be one […]

Preparing for Memorial Day: Get Your Boat Ready

Monday, May 15th, 2017

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Memorial Day is almost here, and it’s time to take out the boat for the summer! Giddy days are ahead, but first, you need to make sure everything is (sorry for this) ship shape. First, make sure to get ahold of your Baldwin Woodville agent and make sure to switch from the winter storage insurance […]

What Are All Those Dashboard Warning Lights?

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

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As we progress further into the age of technology, our autos tell us more about their functions, and when they need help. Of course, any car is going to have a speedometer, odometer, and fuel gauge. Most cars also come with trip meters, and those nifty little readouts that show how much fuel you’re burning. […]

Five Expensive Distracted Driving Don’ts

Friday, March 31st, 2017

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Everybody has seen ads in the Chippewa Valley, as well as the Twin Cities metro area, discouraging texting while driving in recent years, but were you aware that there are many other distracted driving behaviors that can lead to disaster? And these are expensive mistakes, because they tend to lead to accidents, whether they involve […]

Auto Safety Tips

Friday, March 31st, 2017

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Maintenance Auto safety begins with proper maintenance. Be sure to get regular oil changes at your Chippewa Valley dealer, or a full-service shop that will also check and top up all fluids. At the same time, have your tires rotated, and your spare tire checked for damage. Between maintenance checkups, if your check engine light […]

Prepare for Your Family’s Spring Break Road Trip

Friday, March 24th, 2017

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Taking a spring break road trip with your family is a great American tradition. Preparing properly for your trip is essential. You need to pack well, plan to have at least one other driver, and budget wisely for everything, including fuel, as gas prices vary greatly in different regions. Also, be sure to contact your […]

Home DIY Safety and Upkeep Tips

Monday, March 20th, 2017

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Owning a home can be rewarding, but it can also be expensive. If you have recently purchased a new home and stopped by Baldwin Woodville Insurance to get a Wisconsin home insurance plan, then you may think you have all your bases covered. You are partially correct. Now that you have your new home and […]

Choosing the Right Auto Insurance for You

Monday, March 20th, 2017

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Choosing the right auto insurance for your needs can be difficult, especially when you don’t understand the meaning of some of the insurance types. Working with any of the insurance agents at Baldwin Woodville Insurance Services is a great way to make sure you find the insurance that works best for your particular situation, but […]

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