Helping Businesses Manage their Risks

My name is Dan Zeiler and I'm the owner of Zeiler Insurance Services.  We're a family business serving the Illinois and Chicago area for almost 100 years.   Here we will cover the exposures to loss businesses face and how best to manage the risk.  Avoidance, control, insurance and risk transfer are the options which will be discussed.   Feel free...

Personal Property: 5 Reasons Why Yours May Not be Fully Covered

Why You May Want More Personal Property Coverage  Imagine you took the roof off your house, turned the whole thing upside down and started shaking. Everything that hit the dirt is what your insurance...

Business Insurance and Loss of Utilities

It is important for businesses to understand the need for Utility Service Inturruption Insurance.  Watch the video for detail to learn why you should consider this coverage.  

Why Your Business Needs an Umbrella Liability Policy

Incidents like the ones we are about to share can and do happen to business owners like you. If you own a business or commercial property, you need to be prepared for what seems impossible. You own an...

How to Prepare Your Business for Severe Wet Weather

Rainy season is here - flooding can become a major hazard to your business. These risks shouldn’t be taken lightly, as water damage is among the most costly types of weather-related damage to clean up...

U.S. News Names 2017 Best Vehicles For The Money

U.S. News reviews new vehicles each year to name several that offer the best value for the price. The news agency looks at trucks, minivans, SUVs and cars. To win an award, a vehicle must be the best...

Leasing Commercial Property

What You Need to Know Before You Lease Commercial Property for Your Small Business​ Renting space for your small business involves more than finding the perfect location at a price you can afford....

Does Your Insurance Cover Hail Damage To Your Car?

5 Things to Know About Hail Damage and Insurance Coverage Leaky roofs. Dinged-up paint jobs. Busted windows. Hailstorms cause extensive property damage throughout the U.S. each year, especially once...

Summer is near and so are the storms!

  Do you hear that? It’s the sound of people everywhere rejoicing that summer is almost here. While warmer weather may bring joy to millions in the area, Mother Nature may have other plans - RAIN!  ...

Travelers' Early Severity Predictor: A way to predict who'll become a drug addict in your workplace.

  Allen, 25, works in a Trenton, New Jersey, auto body shop alongside a middle-aged man who’s straining to lift bumpers and fenders. Allen’s co-worker came back after a hip replacement because he...

Are you confused about what we do?

If the answer is yes, you aren't the only one! Many consumers don't understand the difference between a direct writer and an agency like Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. - an Independent Insurance...

5 Things You Need To Know About the Home Office Deduction

Let’s talk about the home office deduction. “Can I take it?” “Do I qualify?” “Will it increase my chances of getting audited?” All of these are reasonable questions—particularly nowadays, when...

9 Signs Your Business is About to Have a Data Breach

You can never really tell if your small business is going to be hacked.  But the likelihood is high.  In fact, according to a 2015 report, 62% of small and medium sized companies have been hit by a...

Safeco: Let us know about your new furry friend. Here's why...

New Pet? Here’s Why You Should Let Us Know Your new best friend finally arrived home from the local animal shelter, and he’s taking in his new surroundings, appreciating the softness of his bed and...

Happy Easter!

All of us at Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. would like to wish you a Happy Easter! Our offices will be closing at 2:00pm - Friday, April 14th in respect of Good Friday. Should there be an...

The one peril that is guaranteed to happen, but that your homeowners policy does NOT cover.

Your homeowners policy will cover you if you have wind or hail damage or a fire or if someone breaks into your home and steals your stuff. There’s generally coverage if your home gets hit by lightning...

Memorial Day Office Hours

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th, 2017 in observance of those who have lost their lives...

Illinois Auto Insurance and GAP Coverage

Illinois Auto Insurance and Guaranteed Auto Protection "GAP Insurance". When purchasing or leasing a new car it is important to make sure that you have the proper insurance.  One option that needs to...

EMC: Choosing Drivers - What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Choosing Drivers - What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You Are you putting the right people in the driver’s seat of your vehicles? A driver’s past driving behavior is a good indicator of future accident...

Zeiler Insurance Customer Spotlight: SippyNipple™

SippyNipple™ was born out of desperation on a night with a screaming newborn - converting a water bottle into a baby bottle. From that night on the founders recycled all of their water bottles and...

Update - NCCI Audit Noncompliance Charge Endorsement

  Effective 1/1/2017 the National Council on Compensation Insurance approved a Workers Compensation policy endorsement where an insurance company can charge up to 2x the originally estimated premium...
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