Category: Homeowners

Is Your Chimney ‘No Good’ ?



The above vintage postcard is cute, but on a serious note chimney fires are dangerous and proper maintenance and regular inspections can help prevent them. The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CISA) is all about advancing public awareness about the dangers of chimney fires. The article The Facts About Chimney Fires has many useful maintenance […]

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5 Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips

Carbon Monoxide - Be Alarmed

Every year, unintentional carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning (not linked to fires) sends 20,000 people to the emergency room and causes more than 4,000 hospitalizations. And, you might consider them the fortunate ones. CO also is responsible for more than 400 deaths in America each year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

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Rainstorm Home Maintenance



Summer thunderstorms can bring soothing sounds and usher in cooler temps, making for great sleeping weather.  They can also be far more severe bringing in torrential rain, powerful wind, and sometimes even hail, causing damage to our homes and surrounding property. While weather alerts can help us quickly prepare for an impending storm, preventative measures […]

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COVID-19: Impact on Business & Personal Insurance Coverages



It has been a surreal couple of weeks for businesses and individuals alike and the COVID-19 outbreak has raised questions we never thought we would be answering. At Cheney Insurance, we are committed to you.  This situation is new to us too, so we are closely working with our carriers to identify and educate ourselves […]

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Our Relationships Within Our Agency



Previously we discussed the value in doing business with a local independent insurance agency such as Cheney Insurance.  We add value to the service we provide to you by building positive professional relationships with the insurance carriers we represent. Just as vital are the positive professional relationships we build with one another.  Courteous and respectful service […]

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Our Relationships with Insurance Carriers



In our last post we discussed value in doing business with your local insurance agency.  In this post we will discuss the relationships that Cheney Insurance has with the Insurance Carriers we represent and why that adds value to you. At Cheney Insurance, we carefully choose the insurance companies we represent.  We work with over […]

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Your Local Independent Insurance Agency



Hundreds of millions of advertising dollars are spent by national direct insurance carriers (State Farm, Geico, Farmers Insurance…) telling you that switching will save you money.  Creative advertising may entertain us, but are there real savings? We believe there is greater value in doing business with a local independent agency like Cheney Insurance. Industry Standards […]

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