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Insure Ohio Graydon Toole Group

Grayon-Toole Group was not born overnight. In fact, we are over eight decades in the making. We started with humble beginnings in the 30's, pushing paper and providing insurance services to the city of Cleveland. This was before fancy software, nearly instant quotes, or even the internet.

Even in writing this blog post we became interested in seeing what a 1930's office might look like.(Give yourself the treat of looking at these photos from the office space of this decade.)Technology will always continue to change, automate, and simplify our lives though there is one thing that it will never replace- the trust and bond that takes place with face-to-face contact and a trusting relationship. This has been our focus since our founding- embrassing technology while maintaining a strong and loyal relationship with our clients.

So while you will now know us as the Graydon Toole Group, an insurance firm focused on getting you the best coverage for the best price, know that we will not stray from our roots of providing exceptional services everyday. Coming summer of 2017, we will be upgrading our office and moving to a new building allowing us to hire more staff and be a greater part of the community we love.

Most Recent

What if you have a water back up in your basement?

By Jay Toole
April 10, 2019 Category: What If, Homeowners Policy, Flooding

Snapshot: Document everything that was removed from the basement in a detailed list. Remove carpet or other damaged flooring. Assess if further remediation is needed from a restoration company and contact your insurance agent. April showers may bring May flowers, but they could also bring some serious headaches. Common in old homes and homes built at low points relative to storm drains can suffer from basement flooding and water back up when a storm is heavy enough. This can mean water flooding the basement from drains or even sewage from the toilet. In the former case, the water may not have human waste but still be dirty enough to ruin your carpet, drywall, wood stairs, and household items that can absorb liquid. We have dealt with this personally and would gladly impart our wisdom onto you. Be prepared prior to the upcoming storms Keep electronics, shoes, towels, stuffed animals, and other items that can absorb water on higher shelves or in sealed, plastic totes. Totes without

Not All Auto Policies are Created Equal - 3 Things to Ask Your Agent

By Jay Toole
April 04, 2019 Category: Auto Insurance, Limits, Ask Your Agent

Your softball buddies ask you out for a burger after the season opener. You think to yourself, I ran around the bases at least 3 times. Ive earned it. You jump in the co-pilot seat of your teammates car and motor on to the downtown strip. In the distance you see the familiar sign of your favorite pub and can just taste the flamed burger that awaits. And just as you think your celebration is ready to commence, your classless teammate turns into the drive-thru at the nationwide burger joint that we will call PacDonalds. You feel crushed and a bit queasy. That second feeling may be from the food that has yet to hit your stomach. This fast food lesson can apply to almost any aspect of your life but as insurance nerds, we thought it gave a good representation how not all insurance policies are created equal. Check out these 3 questions you should be asking your agent about your auto policy. What are my limits? You hear the term state minimum often from a certain gecko, caveman, or general

Getting to Know GTG: Josh Dykstra the Boat Guy

By Jay Toole
February 13, 2019 Category: Boat Insurance, Marina Insurance, Eriesponsible

Towering over everyone in the office at 6 foot 5 inches, Josh is our go-to guy for files on the top shelf or if you need a really high, high-five. Being our marina and boat insurance specialist, you can usually find him on Lake Erie with his wife and son, catching as much Cleveland sunshine as possible before Winter sets in. Recently, Joshs passion for our Great Lake moved him to starting a non-profit dedicated to protecting and preserving this resource. The aptly named Eriesponsible has a mission to take steps now to preserve the health of Lake Erie for future generations. They take a common sense and economically viable approach that anyone can be a part of. From simple trash pick up as we boat or enjoy a beach front park to being more careful and using proper procedures when refueling your boat, Eriesponsible is dedicated to leading the charge. They will be offering educational programs, selling ecofriendly boating equipment, and doing their part to protect the lake for generations

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