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Blog: Murphy Insurance Blog

What to do if your pipes freeze

December 23 2017
If temperatures are extremely cold and you turn on your tap to find a trickle or nothing instead of a steady flow, you probably have frozen pipes. Don't wait for them to burst...act quickly. Here's what to do.

Keys to properly insuring your home

December 14 2017
To protect your home and your financial well-being in the event of a major fire or other disaster, you should regularly review and update your insurance. While many home policies adjust automatically to keep pace with increasing construction costs, it’s wise to complete a home replacement cost estimator every 5 years or anytime you make major alterations, additions or upgrades...

5 tips for disaster-free festivities

December 07 2017
Don't let this happy time of year be marred by fire, theft, accidents and other disasters. Taking a few simple steps, and having the right insurance coverage can reduce these seasonal hazards. Start with these five safety tips.

Meet our Toys for Tots champion…Dawn Penzone

December 06 2017
When Dawn Penzone, Personal Insurance Supervisor in our Marlborough office, joined the Agency in 2013, we learned that Toys for Tots was a passion and major commitment for her family. So, it only made sense that we join forces. Over 20 years, the Penzones have been champions of Toys for Tots and kids in need, and their efforts are worthy of recognition.

Holiday safety tips

November 28 2017
At this festive time of year most of us have decked our halls to one degree or another and are planning holiday festivities. One thing that I really enjoy is driving around and seeing homes decorated with lights. Whether the display is big or small, it’s an outward sign of people sharing their holiday spirit with their neighbors and the community. As we celebrate the holidays with home decorating and increased entertaining, keep in mind that...

Thanks and please be safe in the kitchen & on the road

November 20 2017
In this time of gratitude, Murphy Insurance wants to acknowledge and give thanks to all who contribute to our ongoing success. We also want your holiday to be joyful and as stress free as possible. Keep in mind some tips for safety in the kitchen and on the road. However you choose to spend the holiday, we want you to be safe! The Murphy family and the Agency team wish you and yours a bountiful and happy Thanksgiving.

Safe travels on Thanksgiving

November 16 2017
The Thanksgiving holiday and weekend are among the busiest travel days of the year and as a result some of the most dangerous for potential accidents. If you're going to be on the roads this holiday, even if it's just travelling a short distance, be extra cautious. It's always good to go over a list of safety tips to prep your vehicle and for road safety.

Snow plowing liability...Completed operations

November 13 2017
With winter comes snow and snow plowing. If you plow snow as part of your business or as a side business, you need to consider liability protection for completed operations in addition to auto insurance. Changes to Massachusetts Laws in 2010 increased the snow removal liability risk for property owners and snow plow contractors, which has made having proper protection increasingly important.