Memorial Day Hours

In honor of Memorial Day this Monday, our office will be closed. We will open promptly at 9:00 am on Tuesday, May 31st. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you!

Let’s Keep Our Lawns – and Ourselves – Safe in the Bay Area!

For many of our neighbors in the Bay Area, summer means more than sunshine and vacations. It also means working in the yard – often with tools that can be dangerous if not used properly. Each year about 400,000 people are treated for injuries from lawn and garden tools, according to the U.S. Consumer Product…

How to Create Your First Garden This Spring

From genetically modified crops to the environmental and health effects of pesticides, more and more California residents are questioning whether they should grow what they eat. Wherever you stand on the issues surrounding today’s food supply, however, there are several good reasons to start your own garden: You’ll know exactly where your food was grown,…

Spring Maintenance for Your Home

When springtime rolls around in the Bay Area, almost everyone thinks of cleaning. That’s fine (we probably all need to do a little more of that, after all), but there’s something even more important to keep in mind: home maintenance. So, when it’s time to set your clocks ahead for daylight-saving time and change the batteries…

All About Condo Insurance

You’ve taken the plunge and opted for condo life.  Now that the papers are signed, it seems like everything is taken care of for you—building maintenance, roof repairs, landscaping, insurance, etc.  It’s time to relax because everything is covered, right? Not quite.  The insurance policy provided by the condo association covers the building structure and…

Educate Yourself on Motorcycle Safety

As the weather gets warmer outside most motorcycle riders are beginning to ride more often. Now is the best time to review your motorcycle insurance to make sure you are properly covered! In addition, please take note of the below important safety tips to keep you safe on the road! Nine out of 10 motorcycle…

What to Know Before You Go Solar

Solar panels can be economically and environmentally sound, and they’re more accessible than ever. According to one research firm, U.S. homes and businesses installed a new system every four minutes in 2013. But, is solar power right for you here in the Tri-Valley? To help you address the question, here are five things to think…

6 Tips for Choosing an Independent Insurance Agent

1. Know the difference between independent agents and other insurance agents or carriers. An independent agent represents a number of different insurance companies. In contrast, agents who represent large national companies only sell products from that carrier. A direct insurance company sells to you directly without an agent, typically online. An independent agent has the…

Tips for safe driving in your RV

With summer just around the corner, it’s a great time to start planning your RV trip. Whether you’re heading to Southern California or planning your getaway a lot farther from home, you’ll want to make the trip safely. At Gene Morgan Insurance Agency, we want you to travel safely too. Here are some great tips…

Everyone Needs an Umbrella.

It has long been a myth that umbrella policies are only for high-net worth families and not necessary for most individuals. This notion is false as most people are at-first for claims and lawsuits that surpass their underlying insurance policy coverages. It is imperative that families with children, rental properties, watercraft, etc carry an umbrella…