Water Damage, Ways to Prevent Destruction

WaterDamage

The average water claim is more than $6,000, costing the insurance industry over $2.5 billion yearly. Whether you are covered or not from water damages depend on loss details and policy language. Meaning, loss from water damage might not be covered under standard policies, resulting in losing the things most valuable to you without anything in return. […]

Sponsor of the Young Professionals End of Summer Mixer

563850_526706814015752_1943223554_n

The Young Professionals of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce is having an end of summer mixer on Thursday, August 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Billy Joe’s Ribworks in Newburgh, and You Are Invited! This waterfront mixer will be sponsored by Seely & Durland Insurance, and will include raffles, prizes and giveaways! The event is luau themed (Hawaiian attire […]

Two New Employee’s Join our Insurance Team!

This summer, Seely & Durland Insurance agency gained two new insurance professionals, Dot Pinckney and James LaPenna. Below we put together a little information to introduce these fine individuals to our team of professionals. We are very excited and happy to have them on board!! Dot Pinckney                               […]

“Man-in-the-E-Mail” Scheme, Avoid Becoming a Victim

ManInTheEmail

The FBI is warning businesses to be cautious of a recent scam. The scheme tricks businesses into paying invoices from established partners that seem totally legitimate, but in reality are fraudulent. It is reported that the scam usually involves chief technology officers, financial officers, or comptrollers who receive an email that looks valid, however, has a […]

Travel Insurance – Protection for a Stress Free Vacations

travel-cancellation-insurance

Vacation… one of the best ways to relieve stress by letting loose and just having fun! However, a concern for many travelers is whether something will go wrong. Traveler’s insurance can help ease your mind! Here are the basic types of coverage provided with travel insurance: Cancellations - You invest a great deal of money when planning a […]

Saving Money on Rental Cars — The Right Way!

ins0016_car-insurance-for-young-drivers

Most rental car businesses are strict with their minimum 25 years of age to rent AND drive their cars. This is mainly because statistics show that drivers under 25 years of age are more likely to be involved in an accident. Nevertheless, there are some car rental agencies that allow 21 to 24-year-old’s to rent […]

Always have a ‘Back-up’ Car with Rental Car Reimbursement Coverage

RentalCarReimbursement

It’s common for some of us to be driving for a large portion of every day of the year, whether its for grocery shopping,  picking the kids up from sports or school, going to an event, and so forth. Most of us don’t think of what the consequences may be if one were unfortunate enough […]

Gas Leaks are Serious Problems. Take fast action!

NaturalGasBurner

Recently, there was a terrible explosion in Manhattan collapsing two building and killing several, and the suspected cause was a gas explosion that resulted from a gas leak. Here is gas leak information that everyone should know to help prevent these situations. Recognizing a gas leak: Natural gas normally is odorless, but the gas supplied […]

Snow Sitting on Your Roof? It’s Time to start ‘Roof-Raking!’

icicles

After heavy snow fall it is important to remove the snow from your roof. Removing snow off of your roof doesn’t only take off the excess weight, it also prevent ice dams from potentially forming on your roof. This is why roof raking is important! Ice dams mainly form because of melting snow, so if you’re […]

Minimize Your Risk of an Auto Accident

SnowDriving

Auto accidents are an unfortunate part of reality. Even if you are a safe and reliable driver, it doesn’t mean everyone else on the road is. Here we have compiled ways to help minimize the chances of being in an auto accident. Enroll in a driving safety course. This is a great way to practice […]