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Holiday Safety Tips for Your Four-Legged Friends

As a nation, our pets are like family, so let's make sure they enjoy the holidays with us while staying safe. As a general rule of thumb, always keep pets on a regular routine, even during the holiday season. Don't let...

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Make Home Safety a Priority While You’re Away for the Holidays

The holidays can be a great time to get out of town to visit family you rarely get to see, hit the slopes or flee to the beach. Regardless of how you spend your time away, you need to ensure your house stays safe while...

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone who does), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But,...

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Night Driving Dangers

A little extra caution can go a long way while driving at night - Now that summer has ended, and while fall and winter have their own pleasures - including skiing and other fun on the mountain passes - longer nights...

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Home Efficiency Check

Is your home as efficient as it could be? - Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher...

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A Few Tips for the College-Bound

College is expensive enough without the added cost of unexpected accidents or theft, not covered by your insurance policy. If you have a student heading away to school, below are a few tips to help you get the most out...

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We're Supporting Knit for Life

® This month we are proud to be supporting another amazing organization with a laudable and heartwarming goal. Knit for Life helps support cancer patients and their caregivers by giving them the gift of knitting. Knit...

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Create Great Fishing Memories

We know some of our customers are itching to get out on the water and get their own catch... or at least come up with a good story. Summer is just another reason to spend on the water in the boat with rod in hand. One...

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Make Recycling and Reducing Routine

"Reduce, reuse, recycle." Most likely, you've heard that catchy phrase connected with information about saving natural resources and even saving your family money. But how many of us really make reducing, reusing and...

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Paddle for Parkinson's

This is an event that C. Don Filer Agency has been supporting since its inception. For the first two years, it started out smaller but was still wonderful in supporting Parkinson Disease research. Now, in its new and...

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Summers Mean Backyard Grilling - Safely

Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, a sizzling grill is a symbol of summer and grilling isn't just about great food. Backyard barbecues often create treasured memories with friends and family. Because the most popular...

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Keeping Your Lawn and Yourself Safe and Healthy

For many of our neighbors in the Pacific Northwest, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard - often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000...

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Fireworks Safety - For Your Pets, Too!

For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the pyrotechnics that mark the holiday. But for our pets, fireworks are another story. Many pets can be traumatized by the noisy rockets and firecrackers so many of...

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Hit the Road with the Right RV Coverage

RV insurance can protect your motorhome, travel trailer, camper and even your horse trailer. Here at Filer Insurance we can help you select the right coverage for your RV needs and get a great price at the same time....

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Wildfires Hit Washington State

As summer approaches, the early wildfire season has made its appearance in Washington State. The recent wildfires in eastern Washington over the past weeks have reminded us of the scary and very real dangers of...

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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them or...

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Join Us In Supporting The NOAH Center

We are extremely proud to announce that we are supporting The NOAH Center in Stanwood, WA. At C. Don Filer Agency, we deeply care about our animals. Whether it's preparing for Bring Your Pet to Work Day (June 20th!) or...

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C. Don Filer Agency earns Safeco Insurance® President’s Award for top performance

At C. Don Filer Agency, we want every customer to feel like we've provided superior advice, service and coverage options for your insurance needs. Our goal is to be the best. That's why we're proud to announce that we...

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Taking on the May Healthy Challenge

We all know that the most common New Years' Resolutions are health and/or weight loss related. By this time in the year, it is safe to say that a good portion of the population has dismissed or simply forgotten about...

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Keep Water from Going Where it Shouldn't

One of the most disheartening experiences is to find flooding or extreme water damage to your treasured home. At Filer Insurance, we know you want to protect what's important. That's why we're offering these tips to...

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Seattle Opening Day of Boating is Almost Here

With Opening Day hitting Seattle this weekend, we want to make sure that you know how to stay safe and keep your friends and family protected. Washington state boating regulations and insurance knowledge is necessary...

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A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

While fall and winter have their own pleasures, longer nights mean increased danger on the roads. You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23%...

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Home Security Tips

Everyone wants to keep their home safe from burglars or intruders, but not everyone wants to have an alarm system installed. There are plenty of people who prefer the do-it-yourself route, whether it's home improvement...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At Filer...

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Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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