Jonathan Geissler August 17, 2021 No Comments

Seely & Durland Insurance Earns 2021 Big “I” Best Practices Designation

Warwick, NY – As our 87-year anniversary approaches, Seely & Durland Insurance has been selected once again to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies in the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) “Best Practices” study group. Only 262 independent agencies throughout the U.S. qualified […]

Jonathan Geissler August 3, 2021 No Comments

Protect Your Funeral Home’s Data from These Threats

It is surprising for many people to learn that so-called “low-tech” data management (or hard-copy file management) has many risks associated with it. Here are three major threats you should know to keep your funeral home’s data as safe and secure as possible. Threat #1: Storage of your hard-copy documents. What would happen if your […]

Michelle Dixon July 29, 2021 No Comments

Insuring Your Child’s Property at School

When sending your child off to college, it is common for them to bring along items like a computer, television, stereo, jewelry, clothing, and furniture. This sometimes leaves parents questioning if their child and his or her belongings will be protected under their homeowners insurance while they are away of home. The good news is […]

Michelle Dixon July 29, 2021 1 Comment

Wedding Insurance: What Does it Cover?

Your wedding day is one of the most important moments in your life. There are many factors outside of your control that can profoundly affect or even postpone your special day. This is what keeps many brides up at night prior leading up to the big day! What if there was an inexpensive alternative to […]

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 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 […]