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Chalmers Is Named “Best Place to Work in Insurance”
September 1, 2021
Chalmers Is Named “Best Place to Work in Insurance”
We have such exciting news! Chalmers was chosen because of its strong company culture, its ability to seamlessly transition to remote operations during the early stages of Covid-19, and its growing team of highly motivated employees.
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Dottie Chalmers Cutter Is Featured as Inspiring Woman Leader in Maine
August 25, 2021
Dottie Chalmers Cutter Is Featured as Inspiring Woman Leader in Maine
4th Generation Owner, Dottie Chalmers Cutter, was recently highlighted in an e-book written by KMA Human Resources Consulting featuring Inspiration and Guidance from Women Leaders in Maine. 
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Your Most Commonly Overlooked Business Risks
July 23, 2021
Your Most Commonly Overlooked Business Risks
 The first step in protecting your business is understanding your risks. 
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Why You Should Support Local and Small Businesses
July 19, 2021
Why You Should Support Local and Small Businesses
Patronizing locally owned businesses helps infuse dollars into the local economy. 
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Chalmers Announces Flexible Work Environment
July 2, 2021
Chalmers Announces Flexible Work Environment
Over the past year, especially when Covid-19 hit and things were uncertain, Chalmers found new and creative ways to work. 
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Chalmers Cares Partners With the American Red Cross
June 25, 2021
Chalmers Cares Partners With the American Red Cross
Concerns over the spread of COVID-19 over the past 18 months have meant blood donations have fallen far below what hospitals need.
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Homeowners Insurance and the Rising Cost of Building Materials
June 23, 2021
Homeowners Insurance and the Rising Cost of Building Materials
Increased building material and construction prices could lead to higher homeowners insurance claim expenses, as it would currently cost more to repair or rebuild a home following a loss.
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The Risks of Airbnb and Home Sharing
May 10, 2021
The Risks of Airbnb and Home Sharing
Just a few years ago, taking a trip involved contacting travel agencies, booking hotel rooms and making plans far in advance. Today, however, smartphones and the internet have helped create new sharing services that allow homeowners to connect with travelers and rent out their homes, spare bedrooms or other accommodations for a fee. Airbnb, the most popular of these sharing services, offers a…
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Remodeling Your Home: Insurance Considerations
April 14, 2021
Remodeling Your Home: Insurance Considerations
You’ve hired a reputable builder, collected paint swatches and selected the siding and now you’re finally ready to start that long-awaited remodeling project. Whether your addition budget is large or small, you are adding to both the value of your home and your exposure to risk. To ensure that your project goes smoothly and that you have the coverage you need, here’s what you need to…
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Electrical Cord Safety
February 23, 2021
Electrical Cord Safety
We have all, at some point, probably used an extension cord improperly. Have you ever put your hand on a cord and felt how hot it was? Or seen a cord in use that is frayed? Or do you have a cord that has been plugged into the same outlet for years? Electrical Cord Safety: Help Protect Your Buildings from Fire Loss According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), electrical cords and…
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"The Chalmers Group was super friendly, energetic and somehow made me feel happy about purchasing insurance, something I thought I would never say in my life. They were kind, honest, and more than you could wish for while shopping for something as mundane as insurance. Six out of five stars. "
- Jordan P.
"Chalmers was excellent throughout the process. They improved our coverage and ultimately reduced our premium. My agent communicated where there were differences and prepared a nice comparison of coverage. I was happy to place our coverage with Chalmers. "
- Susan A.
"Chalmers was quick to help me with a problem; my agent was knowledgeable and super supportive. I appreciate the professionalism and sense of humor. Overall, it was a wonderful experience. "
- Jan H.
"Chalmers walked me through everything in detail. They were fast to respond, friendly and knowledgeable."
- Sean G.
"My Chalmers agent was very helpful, knowledgeable, and patient with the process. To sum it up, the only thing better than my Chalmers agent would be two of her. "
- Richard S.
"Chalmers made it super simple and I had coverage before my lunch break was over. I was very satisfied. "
- Geoffrey P.
"My Chalmers agent answered all of my questions, explained insurance jargon to me, and was polite and knowledgeable. "
- Jennifer T.
"I appreciate how friendly the Chalmers Group is when I talk to them. They always have a positive attitude. "
- Amanda H.