Toscano & Slimmer Inc.



529 So Oyster Bay Rd
Plainview, NY 11803-4208






About one in 15 insured homes has a claim each year.

Source: Insurance Information Institute, 2017

What's covered by my homeowners policy? How much liability insurance do I need? What's the best way to take an inventory of my home?

Our newsletter articles are designed to provide helpful information on a wide range of timely topics. Simply click on one of the headlines below and the full article will appear. And keep checking month after month. You never know what story may address your individual situation.


  • Insurance Tips for College-Bound Students

    If you have a student heading to campus, insurance might not be at the top of your to-do list. But it’s important to address insurance needs before the beginning of the school year.

  • RV Insurance: Protecting Your Home on Wheels

    Sales of new recreational vehicles are on track for another record year. A specialized RV policy could provide the coverage you need, whether you’re on the road or visiting your favorite campground.


  • Smooth Sailing: Boat Safety and Insurance

    Before you hit the water, make sure that you have appropriate insurance coverage and follow safe boating practices.

  • Stay Safe in Your Pool or Spa

    A backyard spa or swimming pool can provide hours of family fun, but it could pose a serious danger, especially to young children. These tips may help protect your family and friends.


  • Renting a Car? Explore Your Insurance Options

    If you have auto insurance, is it necessary to purchase the coverage offered in a car rental company's contract? If you’re planning a trip, don’t wait until you approach the car rental counter to think about your insurance situation.

  • House Hunters Should Check for Insurance Issues

    Thus far in 2017, Americans have been buying homes at a rapid pace. Here’s why it’s important to consider the price and availability of homeowners insurance — even before purchasing a particular property.


  • Hurricane Season on the Horizon: Are You Prepared?

    The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season is projected to be less severe than 2016, but every hurricane season brings the potential for danger. Consider these tips for protecting your house, planning for evacuation, and carrying appropriate insurance.

  • Keeping Teen Drivers Safe

    A driver’s license can create an exciting sense of freedom for a teenager, but this new freedom comes with additional risks. Make sure your teenager has appropriate training, and that both you and your teen understand the applicable rules, safety concerns, and insurance issues.



  • Protecting Yourself from Uninsured Motorists

    Despite compulsory auto insurance laws in almost every state, about one out of eight drivers gets behind the wheel without coverage — creating a potential liability not only for themselves but also for insured drivers.

  • Flood Insurance: Rising Waters, Rising Costs

    Flooding is the most common and expensive natural disaster in the United States, causing billions of dollars in losses annually. Learn how you can purchase coverage through the National Flood Insurance Program, and how recent federal reforms might affect your policy.


  • Investing in Forever? Consider Insurance

    An engagement ring may be one of the most expensive possessions a young couple owns. If so, it may be wise to purchase a separate personal property policy or add a “floater” to a homeowners or renters policy.

  • Driver Distractions Can Take Terrible Toll

    A growing list of modern-day distractions are contributing to a surge in fatal car accidents. It’s important to be aware of common behaviors that could affect driving performance and result in a motor vehicle crash.