Jonathan Geissler June 15, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Welcomes Nadine Stewart

Warwick, NY | Seely & Durland Insurance is excited to welcome our newest member of the SDI Family, Nadine Stewart, as Commercial Lines Assistant. Born and raised in New York City until the age of 18, Nadine relocated upstate to attend college in Binghamton, NY, where she was first introduced to the insurance industry. After […]

Jonathan Geissler June 8, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Home During Summer Vacation

Summer – that time of the year to get away for a much-needed vacation (especially after the year we all had)! It’s also that time of the year you leave your home unattended for a few days — sometimes even weeks. Before you head out, make sure that you mitigate the risks that come with […]

Jonathan Geissler May 2, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Summer Fun

Consider boat or watercraft insurance during the riskiest time of the year.   Whether you’re on the road or on the water, accidents happen. Summer is a season of fun and leisure; a chance to enjoy long weekends with friends and family. But it’s also the riskiest season of the year. In the same manner […]

Jonathan Geissler April 15, 2021 No Comments

Risk Management Tips for Food and Beverage Manufacturers

Creating and managing a successful food or beverage business is a daunting task. It takes extreme attention to detail regarding equipment, staff training and safety, marketing, and the manufacturing process. There are customer expectations to meet, potential injuries to combat, and production issues to face. Even with all the proper “ingredients” in place for success, […]

Jonathan Geissler April 14, 2021 No Comments

Common Craft Brewery Insurance Claims

The risks that craft brewers face can be as unique as the very beer the establishments brew. Some of the most common craft brewery insurance claims are related to secondary fermentation, a process that could lead to explosions if the beer is canned or bottled prematurely. Fermentation vessels have proper ventilation allowing gases formed by […]

Jonathan Geissler April 13, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Home (and Health) from Mold

When mold invades your home, it is more than just a petty annoyance and a pungent odor. Its habitation — on your walls and ceilings, in your pipes, on your carpet, or in your bathtub — can cause a whole host of issues, ranging from minor property damage to severe health problems. Growing on anything […]

Jonathan Geissler February 18, 2021 No Comments

Flood Insurance 101

Did you know flood losses are not covered by your homeowners insurance policy?   Flood Insurance Facts: According to FEMA, during a 30-year mortgage, you are 27 times more likely to have a flood loss vs. a fire loss. Just one inch of water can cause costly damage to your home. This is especially critical […]

Jonathan Geissler February 16, 2021 No Comments

Resources for Breweries

New York State and the Hudson Valley region boasts one of the most dynamic bases for the craft brewing industry in all of America, fostering interest among locals and generating economic growth in the area. As your independent insurance agency, we are here to make sure your business thrives. Here are some resources for craft […]

Jonathan Geissler January 11, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Home (and Bank Account) This Spring

Spring is just around the corner. The weather is soon warming, days are getting longer, and birds are returning. If you are like most people, you are welcoming the season with open arms. Spring, however, is also the time when heavy snow dissipates, leaving copious amounts of snowmelt water, just as rain showers and seasonal […]

Jonathan Geissler December 22, 2020 No Comments

Just a Few Reasons You Would Need Umbrella Insurance

Living in a busy world, our lives constantly intersect with the people around us, and some interactions can have surprising consequences. It is increasingly important to make careful insurance choices to protect yourself from the unexpected. Because, even if you carry excellent coverage with high limits, situations can still arise that leave you liable for […]