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Most homeowners don’t recognize the risk that lies within plain sight within their home or condo – water supply lines. An average four-bedroom, three-bath home can contain 15 or more water supply lines; however, checks of the condition of these … Continue reading
Most homeowners think of fire as the main threat of damage to their home. But did you know that there are nearly five times as many insurance claims for water damage versus fire?1 Plumbing leaks are a major cause of … Continue reading
A growing range of high-tech products are available to help homeowners mitigate risks from water or mold damage in unoccupied, secondary homes.
Some risks are unseen by the naked eye—things lurking behind the walls, below the floor or above the ceiling that can lead to costly damage if not identified and addressed. These hidden dangers fall into three main categories: electrical problems, water intrusion and infestation.
If last year’s Hurricane Irene taught us anything, it was that with extreme rain events come wet basements. The vast majority of insured losses caused by Hurricane Irene were caused by wet basements. Many of the losses could have been … Continue reading