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80 Years in Dryden NY

On April 1, 1936 a heating and ventilation salesman quit his job and opened a one-man insurance agency in Dryden, New York. Today, the name George B. Bailey still resonates in the town of Dryden as Bailey Place...

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Protect Your Most Cherished Possessions

If you're like most people, there are certain items you own that you can't imagine ever losing - possessions you deeply cherish or those that would be impossible to replace due to the cost of re-purchasing them or...

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Six Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen or Possibly Your Home Invaded

Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own - if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At...

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Protect Your Family From the "Silent Killer"

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, invisible gas that results when certain fuels do not burn completely. And it can be deadly. That's why it's important to know how to prevent it, detect it, and protect yourself...

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Flood Insurance - What You Should Know

You've probably heard this horror story before - someone loses a home due to a flood and learns after the fact that standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover flood damage. At Bailey Place Insurance we want you to be...

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What I (Gus) Did On My Summer Vacation

Hey there everyone! Gus here. Here is my "what I did this summer" report. I went swimming and fishing most every day. After all, I am a Lab! mmmm yummy My cousin and I like the same bone. Me and my cousins...I am...

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Pool Safety Tips for the Summer and all Year Round

We've included some Pool Safety tips in anticipation of time with family and friends this summer from www.poolsafely.gov Parents and families can build on their current safety systems at pools and spas by adopting...

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A Home Inventory Will Help You Know What You Own

Why should I have a home inventory? - Your furniture and appliances, clothing, sports or hobby equipment, and electronic goods are all regarded as personal property. Like many people in Upstate New York, you may own...

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Spring is Coming to Central New York!

Yes, we've had a milder than normal winter in the areas around Dryden and Cortland, but with the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, we're starting to think about spring. (Or at least hoping that...

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Is Your Home Energy Efficient?

Drafty windows. Leaky faucets. Dirty air filters. All are common issues here in New York, and they're not only annoying - they also cost you money in decreased energy efficiency and higher utility bills. Would you like...

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Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Winter

Summer has ended, but there's no need to fret: Fall brings with it crisp, cool days, wonderful colors - and football season! It also brings with it a few maintenance tasks that Bailey Place Insurance recommends to help...

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Dryden Mutual Recognized for Excellence

There is good news for our Dryden Mutual Insurance Company policyholders. A.M. Best Company has upgraded the issuer credit rating and affirmed the financial strength rating of Dryden Mutual. See the article in Business...

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