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Widener Insurance Agency is a 2021 Winner!

Have you heard the news?! Widener Insurance Agency, Inc. is a winner of the 18th Annual Johnson City Press Readers’ Choice Awards in all four categories: Auto, Home, Business, and Life! Since 1934, the Johnson City Press has served readers in Northeast Tennessee with daily news, sports and features, and advertisers with multiple avenues to […]

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How to Take Care of your Air Conditioner This Summer

Summer is here and that means increased outside temperatures and consistently high humidity. However, if your A/C unit isn’t working properly, it can lead to more than mere discomfort. Ignoring regular maintenance can turn into costly repairs and replacement. Avoid that scenario by keeping your air conditioner in top shape. Here’s three reasons why we […]

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Summer Driving Tips

“This year will be the summer of the road trip,” said Aldo Vazquez, public relations spokesman for AAA. With trends showing that travel by planes, trains, ships and buses will decrease, the favored mode of transportation for travelers this summer will be by car. July and August are two of the deadliest months for summer […]

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Credit Scores and Insurance

There are a lot of rating factors used in determining homeowners and personal auto insurance rates. Some of the factors lower your cost of insurance premiums, and some may raise the cost of insurance.  One such factor is your credit. Some people have absolutely no idea that credit is used in the rating calculation, but […]

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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 used incorrectly. You can prevent grilling accidents and insurance claims […]

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Boating Safety Kit

Being out on the open water is surreal. The smell of the salty sea, the warm sun beating down on the deck, seagulls singing you a tune, how can it get any better? The ocean has a mind of its own sometimes and you need to be prepared for anything. Having proper boat insurance along […]

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How to Jump Start a Car

While learning how to jump start a car can be easy, there are risks in it if done so incorrectly. As your insurance agent, we care about your safety! Watch these steps for jump starting a car from Safe2Drive. What do you need to jump start a car? Before you can recharge and get going, […]