It’s important for us not only to prepare ourselves and our homes from floods, but also what to do after the incident. There are risks you should be aware of such as the safety of your family and structural damage to the house. Homeowners would also have to take measures needed to make easier insurance claims. Here are some things you should do to save yourself and your family from any future problem.
Fire can easily cause devastating damage to our homes as well as the loss of our loved ones. According to the National Fire Protection Association there are 352,000 home fires in 2016 alone, resulting in 2,735 civilian deaths and over $5 billion in property damage. It is important for us to reduce the chances of having our homes burned down by following these tips.
Windstorms can cause serious damage to our homes, especially if you live in areas where they are common like Florida, Texas, and Louisiana. Unfortunately, there aren’t plenty of warnings before one occurs. Homeowners should prepare for a windstorm beforehand to reduce damage to their homes. Follow these tips to windstorm-proof your house.
A house is the biggest asset most of us will ever have, and it demands insurance coverage against loss. But with literally tens of thousand of home insurance companies all vying for your attention, choosing the right one for you and your needs might seem impossible. Luckily, with a little leg work and patience, you can choose a good home insurance company. Here are four tips on how to go about this.
Homeowners with pets often find themselves in a difficult position when trying to apply for home insurance. People with dogs often find themselves forced to pay higher premiums, choose inferior policies, or even become banned by insurance carriers.
Your house is a valuable asset, and most homeowners would happily get home insurance if it means safeguarding their investment. Unfortunately, most don't consider getting flood insurance, even though flooding is more of a threat to a house than fire.
People with homes in the coastal state understand keenly the dangers of windstorms. As such, homeowners often ensure that they have the best home and flooding insurance that they can afford. Another policy that they can look into is windstorm insurance.
A lot of people are unfamiliar with the contents of a homeowner’s insurance policy because it’s rare for them to make a claim or even hear stories of claims on the insurance. Even when you try to study the policy, it can be difficult because of the numerous difficult terms written. So is there a way for us to compare which policy would be better? What should we do when we need to make a claim? These 6 tips will help answer these questions for you.
Your homeowner's insurance policy not only protects your home, but also your precious things in a storage unit. This is possible because homeowner's insurance comes with personal property coverage.
Storms will visit your town many times in your lifetime. Are you prepared for them? Do you think your home can withstand damaging hail and wind?