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 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 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 […]

Jonathan Geissler December 15, 2020 No Comments

Why Are Building and Reconstruction Costs Rising?

The U.S. construction industry has been overwhelmed since late summer with exorbitant price increases. Total reconstruction costs, including materials and retail labor, surged 9.2 percent from October 2019 to October 2020. A 5 percent increase in total costs occurred in the third quarter of 2020 alone. The key factors driving these increases include multi-month manufacturing […]

Jonathan Geissler December 9, 2020 No Comments

Does Comprehensive Auto Insurance Cover That?

Source: smartinsurance.tips   Comprehensive auto insurance has a head-scratching name because it is far from “comprehensive.” It pays for a very specific set of problems. If you have a car loan, your lender likely requires it. And if your car is paid off, you likely want it even if you’re an excellent driver. That is […]

Jonathan Geissler November 3, 2020 No Comments

Got Questions About Life Insurance?

Source: insureabilities.com Photo credit: Rawpixel   We’ve Got the Answers That Will Clear Up Your Confusion   There are lots of reasons why it is a good idea to have life insurance, but whatever your circumstances, realizing you need life insurance is the easiest part. The hard part, of course, is figuring out the process, the […]

Jonathan Geissler September 15, 2020 No Comments

Tammy Artusa Earns CPCU Designation

Warwick, NY | Tammy Artusa, Managing Partner at Seely & Durland Insurance, has been awarded the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation and diploma by The Institutes for successfully completing courses and examinations on risk management principles, insurance policy contracts, and coverage analysis. The Institutes, a leading educational organization for the risk management and property-casualty […]

Jonathan Geissler September 3, 2020 No Comments

Does Your Insurance Cover Tornado Damage?

Each year, approximately 1,000 tornadoes with wind speeds as high as 300 miles per hour touch down in the United States. While the majority of these tornadoes occur in the area known as Tornado Alley (spanning south-central states in the U.S.), they can — and d0 — touch down all over the country. Just weeks […]