8 Insurance Claims that Increase in the Fall

As the seasons change, so do the types of claims adjusters see. Falling leaves create a skidding hazard for unwary drivers. Running deer and other wildlife rarely bother to look both ways before they cross a road. And drivers in a hurry may decide to rush off before their windshields and rear windows are fully defrosted, providing a partially...

How To Be a Good Landlord

Many people are getting into the rental housing market as an investment, hoping to make more money in rent than they owe on their properties. There are nearly 44 million renter-occupied...

Understanding the Insurance Claims Payment Process

How are you paid? Who gets the check? Do you need to replace items immediately? Learn here. After a disaster, you want to get back to normal as soon as possible, and your insurance company wants...

5 Essential Tips on Making Your Car Last

Just because you’ve had your car for quite a few years and racked up 100,000 or more miles doesn’t mean it’s time to send the car to the junkyard. The fact is, if you treat your car like your baby...

How Smart Lighting Can Make Life Better

Can banishing the blues, sleeping soundly and waking energized be as simple as changing a light bulb? Light affects sleep/wake cycles, body temperature, hunger, physiology and behavior. So aligning...

Nationwide: 3 Ways to Save on Teen Car Insurance

For parents, having a teen driver in the house can be cause for mixed emotions. On the one hand there’s the added freedom of having another driver who can run errands and no longer needs to be...

Our obligatory end of the summer blog post - Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance.

Our obligatory end of the summer blog post... Got Kids in College? Better Get Insurance. When we look for coverage to extend for a student away at school the first question is: Is the student a member...

After-Marriage Checklist: What to Do After ‘I Do’

Congratulations! As anyone will tell you, marriage changes your life. But maybe a little less obvious is how getting married impacts your financial picture and changes your particular insurance needs....

What Is Dry Drowning?

It’s every parent’s worst fear: You’re enjoying the pool with your kid one minute, and heading to the emergency room the next. Such was the case with four-year-old Elianna Grace, who was...

EMC Insurance: New Technologies Complicate Windshield Replacement

EMC Insurance: New Technologies Complicate Windshield Replacement Auto windshields can be damaged in a variety of ways, ranging from rocks to storm damage, accidents to extreme temperature...

Happy 4th of July!

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy 4th of July! Our offices will be closing at 1:00pm on Tuesday, July 3rd and we will be closed the entire day on Wednesday,...

Refer a friend and receive a $25 Amazon gift card!

A majority of our customers come from referrals - we are grateful for the trust each of you put into us. That is why we want to give back by giving a $25 Amazon gift card for each referral. If you...

What Happens When Your Home Insurance Doesn't Cover Self-Defense Shootings?

Gun ownership is a very serious responsibility. Most licensed gun owners are conscientious and informed about gun laws and their rights and responsibilities under those laws. Many people own guns as a...

Cruise for a Cause - Benefitting Sertoma Centre, Inc.

Be a part of Chicago's largest fundraiser on the water - hosted by our very own Mitchell Zeiler. The event will benefit Sertoma Centre, Inc., who works with individuals who have...

When a Little White Lie Leads to Jail Time: What Insurance Fraud Is and How to Avoid It

Most people assume a little white lie is harmless. When you’re filing an insurance claim for damages after a car accident, maybe you include damage to your fender that you know happened long before...

We are free because of the brave.

Zeiler Insurance Services, Inc. wishes you and your family a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend! Our offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th, 2018 in observance of those who have lost their lives...

3 Ways the Insurance Industry Can Kick Distracted Driving to the Curb

Driver distraction is a leading cause of vehicle accidents. Nearly 80% of vehicle crashes involve driver inattention, according to research conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute....

Personal Watercraft Insurance and Safety

What is personal watercraft insurance? Personal watercraft (known by brand names like Jet Skis, Sea-Doos or WaveRunners) can be lots fun on the water. But, like any moving vehicles, they are...

Do I Really Need Disability Insurance?

There are lots of things no one wants to talk about - disability insurance is one of them. But the longer you ignore it, the less protected you are against long term financial risks due to unexpected...

Why do today’s homes burn faster?

From building materials to furnishings, many of the things in your home likely aren’t as flame-resistant as those from yesteryear. A fire in a modern home is a “perfect storm,” according to...
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