Types of Construction Defects

Construction defects can result from deficiencies in the product itself, how something is designed, installed, operated or maintained. Damages might be seen immediately (such as a burst water pipe), or appear over time (such as a slowly shifting foundation). When allegations of construction defect are presented, understanding each of these potential failure mechanisms (design, installation,…

Conducting Performance Reviews With Remote Employees

Performance reviews are traditionally conducted in-person, on a recurring basis. But, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most businesses have some employees working remotely. Measuring performance among these individuals can be a particular challenge. Managers should use this shift toward remote work as an opportunity to rethink how their organization conducts performance reviews. What’s more, reevaluating and…

Winter Home Maintenance Tips

Winter weather can be unpredictable, and cold temperatures, high winds, ice and snow can cause serious damage to your home. To avoid costly weather-related repairs, it’s important to prep your home and property for winter. Be Winter Weather Ready with these tips to keep your home cozy and safe inside: Weatherproof windows and doors—Check your…

Preventing Rear-End Crashes

Of the various causes of accidents, rear-end crashes are some of the most common and dangerous. According to the FMCSA, 400,000 trucks are involved in motor vehicle crashes each year, and 18% involve rear-end crashes. Rear-end crashes can occur for a variety of reasons, including poor driving conditions (e.g., low visibility, slippery roads or traffic…

Fall Driving Hazards

Driving in the fall creates a new set of seasonal risks for drivers. From shorter days to increased road obstacles, drivers need to be on guard for fall-related hazards and know how to prevent a crash. REDUCED VISIBILITY The fall season brings shorter days and reduced visibility while driving. This can affect your depth perception,…

Deeley Serves – November 2020

Deeley Insurance Group is proud to donate to the Emmanuel Wesleyan Adopt-a-Block Outreach program. This programs provides over 200 households with groceries twice a month, a mobile food pantry for over 200 students at seven elementary schools in Wicomico County, an emergency food pantry, and a clothing closet available to the public. To learn more…