Prevent Slips and Falls this Winter

Slips and falls are the leading cause of accidental injury in the workplace. And we’re entering prime time for these injuries to affect your employees (and the public!), because nearly half of slip and fall injuries occur between December and March. Don’t let winter weather get the best of you. Make your walkways safer with these tips. Plan Ahead...

The New Stimulus Act:15 Big Changes That Will Impact Your Small Business

A new coronavirus relief bill was passed by Congress and has been signed into law. If you run a small business, here are 15 things you need to know about it. 1. There is another round of PPP. Who...

How to Protect Vacant Commercial Buildings

An unoccupied building is especially vulnerable. If your commercial property will be unattended for a period of time, take steps to protect your investment and prevent damage. First and...

Creating a Company Data Breach Response Plan

It's not uncommon to hear stories about large corporations such as Citrix and Starwood Marriott falling victim to data breaches. However, small and medium-sized businesses are often prime targets for...

Protect your home from winter weather

Get your home ready for freezing weather hazards with these simple tips: Ice, snow and wind can have devastating consequences to your home—and to your household budget. Fortunately, there...

Do I Need Snow Tires?

Taking snow tires out of the garage and replacing regular or summer tires during the snowy and icy months was once a familiar winter ritual for many people. With all-season tires becoming...

Can Your Employer Require You To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine?

Can employers make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory? Yes, with some exceptions. Experts say employers can require employees to take safety measures, including vaccination. That doesn’t necessarily mean...

4 Simple Steps to Thaw Frozen Pipes

Few cold-weather maladies are more irritating than frozen pipes, but what exactly causes them? During the drop in temperature, water may freeze inside plastic pipes, which causes it to expand...

Prepping Your Building for a Winter Vacancy

It's pretty typical to prepare for the cold and snow as a part of your winter maintenance routine. But things might look a little different this year if your building is vacant or only...

How Can Your Business Stay Productive During The Winter Months?

As we reach the end of the year and the weather gets colder, it can be easy to lose motivation. But now’s not the time to lose momentum! Now’s the time to focus on new ways to stay productive and give...

Survey Reveals Fear of Nation-State Ransomware Attacks

A recent survey conducted by a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, announced the release of a 2020 Global Security Attitude Survey. This year in particular, the report revealed...

Wishing you all a Magical Holiday Season!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a magical holiday season!  Our holiday schedule is as follows: December 24th  l  Christmas Eve  l  Closing Early at 12:00pm...

Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

We want you to be prepared. Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts, and calls.  The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) is seeing an increase...

Tips On How to Help Protect Your Deliveries

Take precautions to ensure a safe delivery: If you are having a valuable or fragile item delivered to your home, purchase shipping insurance. In addition, always get tracking numbers for...

5 Steps to a Safer Fireplace

Before you cozy up in front of the warm flames, follow these steps to keep your home and family safe. A crackling blaze brightens any dreary winter day. But if a fireplace or a wood-burning stove...

Happy Thanksgiving!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wish you a blessed Thanksgiving! Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. Should there be an emergency, please call...

Understanding Business Owners Policies (BOPs)

It may sound like a dance craze from the 1950s, but a BOP—a Business Owners Policy—can protect your small business against today’s most common risks. Fire, burglary, liability and...

Winter Roof Prep: Frequently Asked Questions

Winter is a rough time for the roofs of your municipal facilities. Harsh winds, the stress of freeze-thaw cycles and the weight of snow and ice can all contribute to a possible roof failure that could...

What Your Team Needs to Hear From You... Now More Than Ever

As a leader, this year’s bumper sticker should be: "All eyes on you." With the pressure to show up, massively problem solve, and deliver difficult news, nothing about this year has been simple. What...

5 Tips on How to Run a Successful Virtual Meeting

Given that 62% of U.S. employees have worked from home in some capacity this year, videoconferencing has seemingly become a part of everyday life. While an online meeting offers a useful, flexible way...
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