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Raley, Watts & O’Neill Insurance

Since 1950, Raley, Watts & O’Neill has been serving the insurance needs of our clients. We started as a one person operation in Lexington Park, MD and are proud of our small town heritage. We have worked hard to maintain the fundamental principles of our roots while we have grown into a company that serves clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic, the United States and Internationally. We pride ourselves on getting it right and taking care of the needs of our clients. We simplify the insurance process and take the time to make sure each of our clients understand their options, what they are buying and where their money goes. Our committed staff has the expertise and extensive experience in a broad range of insurance products and services like Commercial, Personal, Bonding, Safety/Risk Management, Group Health, Life and Financial Services. We would welcome the opportunity to demonstrate to you how working with Raley, Watts & O’Neill is about more than just insurance; it is about a long term relationship. We always strive to never veer from our values – C.A.R.E

Are you adequately prepared if a hurricane hits?

Gordon O’Neill Gordon O’Neill , 10/1/2014
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Raley, Watts, & O'Neill, MD, HurricanesHurricanes are one of the most destructive storms known to man. These powerful cyclones can cause catastrophic damage to your house's structure and landscape, and they can also lead to serious injury if your family is at home during the storm. If you live in a coastal area where hurricanes are likely to occur, preparing for these disasters in advance is essential. Take the steps below to make sure your home and family will be protected in the event of a hurricane. 1.  Watch the weather. According to, hurricanes are more likely to hit during hurricane season, which occurs between June and November. During this time, watch the weather carefully so that you are aware of potential storms before they hit. If you learn that a storm is coming, begin preparations immediately. 2. Protect your property. Before a hurricane hits, protect your property from damage as much as you can by reinforcing doors, covering windows and securing any objects that may become airborne, such as lawn furniture and trampolines. 3. Follow hurricane safety tips. recommends listening to the radio or television before and during a hurricane. If evacuation is recommended, leave your home as instructed and go to a safe place. The authorities may also instruct you to shut off your utilities. If you stay in your home during the storm, be sure that you have a supply of food and water. Avoid using the phone and remain indoors until the storm is over. 4. Insure your property against damage. If you live in an area where hurricanes are a possibility, obtaining adequate hurricane coverage is very important. A standard homeowners insurance policy will not cover damage caused by a hurricane, contact our office about securing additional coverage. Content provided by Transformer Marketing. Sources: