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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

Oct 6 2017 One of the most certain things in life is uncertainty. Your dog could bite the neighbor’s kid. Your teen driver could hit a cyclist. A guest could fall down your stairs. A rainy morning commute on worn-out tires could result in a multi-car accident. And you... more

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

Nov 7 2014 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 you’re gone. A house left empty can... more

Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

May 30 2014 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 simply because they're irreplaceable.... more

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

Apr 4 2014 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% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50%... more

Home Security Tips

Mar 10 2014 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 or home security. And nowadays, there... more

A Different Season Means Different Dangers For Motorcyclists

Oct 4 2013 Fall is a wonderful time to be outside on your bike, thanks to the crisp, cool weather and changing colors of the landscape. Staying safe on the road in autumn requires some special precautions, however. Because we at Offenhauser want you to be around to... more

When Things go BOOM in the Night - Fireworks Safety

Jul 1 2013 For most of us, the Fourth of July is a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, having fun and creating memories - whether at home or away But for some families, the holiday is a nightmare. Each year, homes in Texas are damaged by wayward fireworks.... more

A Time to Celebrate Mothers

May 1 2013 As the second Sunday of May nears, it's time to think of ways to celebrate mothers - although, of course, that's a worthy pursuit at any time of year! At Offenhauser, we thought it would be fun to give you a little of the history behind Mother's Day, as well... more

It's Time for Spring Cleaning!

Apr 1 2013 Spring is a time of new beginnings in Texarkana - and now is a great time to take on some cleaning and organization tasks around your home. If you're anything like many of us here at Offenhauser, some of these tasks are long overdue! Here are some tips to get... more

Get Ready to Safely 'Spring Forward'

Mar 1 2013 Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10, 2013, for most places in the United States, so don't forget to set your clock forward one hour. We here at Offenhauser want to remind you it's also a great time to improve your family's safety. Be safe in your... more

Be the Pinnacle of Health & Wellness This Winter

Feb 1 2013 It goes without saying that keeping yourself and your family healthy through the winter months in Texarkana can be a challenge. When you combine chillier temps, housebound days - not to mention kids passing around colds at school like they're playing "Hot... more

Make Sure Your Holidays Stay Happy … and Safe

Dec 3 2012 You'll no doubt hear the phrase "Happy Holidays!" about a thousand times over the next month. Here at Offenhauser, we'd like to change that a little bit: "Happy - and Safe - Holidays!" While the holidays certainly bring cheer here in Texarkana, they also... more

Halloween Safety: Be Ready When the Little Goblins Come Out

Oct 2 2012 It's a night full of treats for both kids and adults in Texarkana. But a number of factors - including lots of people walking in the dark, the threat of wet and stormy weather, strangers coming to your door - mean that Halloween in Texas can have some tricks... more

When the Kids Head for College, Put “Insurance 101" on Your Class List

Sep 5 2012 It's an exciting time when your child heads off to college. Whether they're attending school in Texas or have moved all the way across the country, there were a ton of things to get done last month, but did you remember to look over their insurance needs? Don'... more

A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Jun 1 2012 Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in Texas, you may own much more than you realize. Comparing the value of... more

Tornadoes Happen Every Year - Are You Prepared?

Apr 2 2012 You don't have to be directly hit by a tornado in Texas to experience damage. Taking some time to prepare could save you thousands of dollars and hours of clean-up. Know What Your Insurance Covers and How Much You Need - In an average year, 800 are reported... more

Prepare for Driving In Bad Weather Before You Hit the Road

Feb 1 2012 Rain, fog, sleet, snow, ice and wind... bad weather is the enemy of every driver in Texas. Offenhauser wants you and your employees to be safe. Even if you are satisfied that your vehicle and all of its components are in good operating condition, bad weather... more

Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Car

Jan 3 2012 Buying a new car is an exciting time - but it can also be stressful. After all, you're trying to get the best deal on price, while also deciding on the make, model and features you need. We can't really help you become a master negotiator when it comes to... more

Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Dec 1 2011 Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in Texas, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you like to save $200 to $400 a year on your energy... more

Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Nov 2 2011 Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that Offenhauser recommends to help ensure your home is ready for fall and winter... more

Disaster Preparedness, FEMA and More

Sep 2 2011 If the unthinkable happens, Offenhauser understands that your most valuable assets are more than just items on a balance sheet. That information is critical during a time of catastrophe. Sites to Check Out The following sites are additional resources to... more

Saving Money on Classic Car Insurance in Texas

Aug 1 2011 How much you pay for insurance depends on many factors. Following the suggestions below may help you lower the cost of your classic car or collector vehicle insurance in Texas. Before you buy If you're thinking of buying a classic car or antique automobile, ... more

More Than a Tarp to Keep Your Boat Covered

Jul 1 2011 Whether you own a Jet Ski, a small ski boat, fishing boat, or a 26 foot cruiser, knowing that you're covered by the right insurance should give you the peace of mind to relax and enjoy every minute on the water. What We Insure We represent insurance companies... more

Living on Shaky Ground in Texarkana

Apr 5 2011 Believe it or not, every state in the U.S. has some degree of risk from earthquakes, including Texas. If you live in an area susceptible to earthquakes, make sure you speak with us in order to determine whether you are covered, or if you should purchase... more



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