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How to get storage unit insurance

If you have a homeowners or renters insurance policy, your belongings in a storage unit may already be covered but be sure to see what your coverage limits for off-premise storage are.

by  Jen Phillips on Oct 21, 2019

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What is home warranty coverage?

Home warranty coverage is separate and distinct from home insurance coverage. While coverage can vary depending on the company and different plans, generally speaking a home warranty covers protection on things like a home’s heating and cooling systems, major appliances like water heaters and stoves, plumbing and electrical.

by  Jen Phillips on Oct 17, 2019

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Identity theft insurance: What is it and do you need it?

Identity theft insurance covers victims of identity theft and helps them recover from stolen personal information. Victims of identity theft lose nearly $1,000 on average, though losses can be much more.

by  Alison Tobin on Oct 15, 2019

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Are marijuana plants covered under your homeowners policy?

With many states legalizing recreational use of marijuana, what does that mean for your homeowners insurance? Are marijuana plants covered?

by  Alison Tobin on Sep 25, 2019

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What is an HO-6 insurance policy?

An HO6 policy is only offered to condo owners. It’s similar to homeowners insurance, but it only protects your unit and your belongings from the walls in.

by  Brianna Slattery on Aug 15, 2019

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Hurricane insurance guide: Are you covered for wind and flood?

Hurricane season is from June through November. Read our hurricane insurance guide to make sure you're properly covered for wind and flood damage from hurricanes.

by  Alison Tobin on Aug 02, 2019

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Does homeowners insurance cover roof damage?

If your home experiences roof damage, your homeowners insurance may cover the repairs. Here's how to get insurance to pay for a new roof.

by  Alison Tobin on Jul 18, 2019

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Do you need to buy earthquake insurance in California?

Homeowners insurance doesn’t provide coverage for earthquakes. You need to purchase a separate earthquake insurance policy in California to be covered.

by  Brianna Slattery on Jul 09, 2019

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Which states had the highest homeowners insurance rate increases?

Homeowners insurance rates tend to increase every year. Find out which states had the highest increase and what increase your state experienced.

by  Alison Tobin on Jul 08, 2019

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Do I have to add my dog to my homeowners insurance?

If you have a dog, you’ll need to inform your homeowners insurance company to ensure they’re covered under your policy.

by  Brianna Slattery on Jul 03, 2019

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What is an HO-5 insurance policy?

An HO5 insurance policy is a better, and more expensive, version of a standard homeowners policy (HO3).

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Jun 28, 2019

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What is an HO-3 insurance policy?

An HO-3 insurance policy is the most common home insurance and protects you, your home and your personal property from certain perils.

Does homeowners insurance cover tornado damage?

Homeowners insurance covers tornado damage caused by wind, hail, debris, but not flood. Read more about what is and isn’t protected from tornado damage.

by  Brianna Slattery on Jun 24, 2019

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Do you have to have insurance on a boat?

You likely aren’t required by law in your state to purchase boat insurance. However, if you have a loan on your boat, you probably have to have boat insurance.

by  Brianna Slattery on Jun 19, 2019

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5 Things to know about home insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is an integral part of protecting you and your home. Here’s 5 things you need to know about home insurance.

by  Alison Tobin on Jun 14, 2019

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Does homeowners insurance cover tree removal?

Homeowners insurance covers tree removal if it damages your home from a covered peril. But tree removal isn’t always covered. Read about the different scenarios to know if your tree removal will be covered.

by  Alison Tobin on May 29, 2019

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What is hazard insurance?

Hazard insurance is the portion of a homeowners insurance policy that covers the structure of your home from specific perils.

by  Alison Tobin on May 22, 2019

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Does homeowners insurance cover plumbing?

Homeowners insurance policies cover plumbing incidents if they’re sudden and accidental, but not if the issue was a gradual occurrence.

by  Alison Tobin on May 20, 2019

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