Vehicle Maintenance Checklist for Fall

The seasons are beginning to change and before we know it, cold weather will be here! The seasonal changes affect your vehicle in many different ways. Regular vehicle maintenance along with seasonal-specific car care tasks will help your vehicle last throughout the...

Proper Chainsaw Safety and Operation

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are about 36,000 injuries caused by chainsaws every year. Approximately 40 percent of all chainsaw accidents occur to the legs and well over 35 percent occur to the left hand and wrist. The average chainsaw...

 Hiring a Contractor for Home Updates

If you own a home, then chances are at some point you will need to hire someone to do repair work on your home. At Marquis and Coughlan Insurance Agency, we know that hiring a contractor or handyman to perform work on your home often comes with risks. Below are nine...

Garage Clean Out Tips

Imagine a world where you could actually park inside your garage. What if we told you that dream could be a reality with just a weekend’s worth of work? We rounded up expert garage cleaning tips and turned them into a five-step plan you can use to get your garage...

Grilling Tips for Safety

As the weather warms and summer returns, it’s time to GRILL!   There are risks that come along with grilling, regardless of which type of grill you are using. Every year, 7,000 Americans are injured while using  barbecue grills. It's usually a case of good products...

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring is here! After a long, dark and cold winter, the bright sun and warm winds of the spring are a breath of fresh air! The only downside? All that sunlight helps you see your leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks, and dead plants in the flower beds. Get your home...

Auto Insurance Costs

If you own a vehicle, you should own an auto insurance policy. Have you ever wondered how the cost of your policy is determined? There are a number of different factors that impact the cost of your auto insurance. While not all companies use the same parameters,...

Clients LOVE Marquis & Coughlan Insurance Agency

February is the month dedicated to celebrating LOVE for those special people in your life - Mom/Dad, Husband/Wife/Partner, Son/Daughter, and even us, Your Insurance Agent!! Yes, that’s right, Insurance Agent. Our clients express their love for us not only in February,...

Homeowners Insurance Facts

When you decide you want to buy your first home, homeowners insurance may not be the first thing you think about. However, most mortgage lenders require you to have homeowners insurance before they will approve your loan. There are a few things you should know about...

Commercial Auto Insurance On The Rise

Whether you are transporting tools to a worksite or delivering food to customers – companies of all kinds rely on safe and functioning vehicles to serve their customers. If you are using a vehicle for your business, commercial auto insurance is a must! However, there...