Schaefer & Delauder Insurance Blog

Prepare well to avoid home flooding damage and homeowners insurance claims.It’s every homeowner’s nightmare:  arriving home from a long-awaited vacation to find that your house has suffered water damage in major proportions! 

Could this have been avoided?

When planning your vacation, be sure to devote some attention to securing your home against possible damage from water pipe bursts, severe weather flooding, or something else.  We've provided a checklist here to help you cover everything.  This way, you can leave home with the peace of mind that will let you enjoy every minute of your vacation knowing you'll return to an intact home.

Tuesday, 09 August 2016 05:18


Burglar-Proof Your HomeWe all look forward to a vacation break during the summer months; but, in fact, so do burglars who know that homeowners many times leave their homes unprotected. However, most burglaries could be prevented if we take basic precautions.  According to the Insurance Information Institute (III), light, time and noise are the homeowner’s greatest weapons against home invasion by burglars. If you will be leaving your home empty while you vacation, consider the following to help make your house burglar-proof.

Monday, 15 May 2017 05:18


Planning a road trip? Be sure to check your auto insurance policy before you go.If yours is like many families, you look forward to summer vacation road trips.  When you take to the road, you’ll need to do a little preparation especially if you’re including small children.   Taking some precautions with your vehicle, packing properly and remembering to check your auto insurance policy will help make each road trip an adventure to remember for you and your passengers.  We've offered here a short checklist of things to help you avoid being stranded during your trip as well as some things to consider if you will be sharing the driving or using a car other than your own.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 18:44