Category: Personal Insurance

4 Tips for Homeowners Insurance Inventory (And Downloadable Checklist!)

When fire, burglary, or other disaster strikes your home, you want to begin the recovery process as soon as possible. However, before you can file your homeowners insurance claim, you must fully document all of your damaged belongings. That’s where a homeowners insurance inventory list comes in handy. If you are like most people, you

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Driver Safety

Online safe driving courses are available to help you save on your car insurance from the comfort of your own home.  By completing a 6 hour course at your own pace, you can save up to 10% for 3 years on your auto insurance. www.wnydriversafety.com www.newyorksafetycouncil.com For AARP members: www.aarpdriversafety.org Send certificates of completion to:

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5 Key Things to Know About Insuring Your Valuables

If you’re like most people, there are certain items you own that you can’t imagine ever losing — possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them. If you haven’t checked your home insurance policy recently, here are five key things to know about insuring

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Protect What Matters With Umbrella Insurance

In today’s economy, everyone is pinching pennies.  You’ve heard about umbrella insurance coverage, but is it worth investing in? What is Umbrella Insurance? Umbrella insurance is extra liability insurance. It is designed to help protect you from major claims and lawsuits and as a result, it helps protect your assets and your future. It does

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Halloween Home Safety Tips

The annual apparition of spooky skeletons, broomstick-riding witches and carved pumpkins is a sure sign fall is well underway. Second only to Christmas in terms of how much consumers spend on decorations, Americans of all ages seem to love celebrating Halloween. The Halloween spirit has spread to the inside and outside of the home as

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Is Your Boat Ready For Launch?

If you love the water, few things are better than boating season.  Summer just wouldn’t be summer without spending those long, hot days on Lake Erie or cruising down the Canal. With Memorial Day just around the corner, boating season in Buffalo and Rochester has finally begun! At Walsh Duffield, we want to ensure you’re

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Preparing for a Windstorm

Severe winter weather can cause power outages and loss of heat. Here are some tips on how to help handle an outage during the winter. Before the windstorm Set your refrigerator and freezer to coldest settings. Food will be preserved longer if power goes out. Check flashlights and portable radios to ensure they are working.

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Preventing Frozen Pipes This Winter

Don’t Let the Cold Get to Your Pipes This Winter It’s hard to think of a worse start to a winter day in Western New York than turning on the faucet and … nothing. Maybe there’s a trickle of water, but it’s clear you have a frozen pipe. So, what now? Here are some smart

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Preventing Water Damage With New Technology

As your independent insurance agent, we are always looking for ways to do more for you. That’s why as new innovations in home protection become available – like the latest technology to help prevent water damage – we make sure you know about them. That way, you won’t have to worry about leaks or water

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