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What to do after a hurricane

A hurricane can leave your property anywhere from slightly damaged to completely destroyed. Here are the steps to take after a hurricane affects you.

by  Maddie O'Leary on Sep 16, 2018

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How to file a Hurricane Florence insurance claim

Hurricane Florence hit the southeastern U.S. with catastrophic winds and flooding. Here is how you can file an insurance claim for damages.

by  Alison Tobin on Sep 15, 2018

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Steps to take before a hurricane hits your area

Spend the days and hours leading up to a hurricane following these safety and insurance tips to protect your family and your home.

by  Alison Tobin on Sep 11, 2018

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Why did my car and homeowners insurance rates increase?

If you’ve experienced a rate increase for your car or homeowners insurance and haven’t had a recent claim, here’s why that may have happened.

by  Alison Tobin on Aug 23, 2018

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4 useful tips for preventing common plumbing issues

Plumbing leaks can cause major damage and lead to an unwanted homeowners insurance claim. Check out our top tips for avoiding common plumbing issues.

by  Alison Tobin on Aug 13, 2018

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Drone insurance: Does homeowners insurance cover my drone?

Homeowners and renters insurance provide some coverage for drones, but depending on what you use your drone for, you may need drone-specific insurance.

by  Madeline Sibley on Jul 20, 2018

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Report: Florida homeowners face insurance challenges as 2018 hurricane season begins

Florida is the most hurricane-prone state in the United States, but a majority of homeowners insurance companies in Florida aren't rated highly by consumers.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Jul 18, 2018

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Airbnb’s insurance policy: What is and isn’t covered?

While Airbnb’s Host Protection insurance program provides some coverage, your personal belongings aren’t covered. Find out what is and isn’t covered right here.

by  Madeline Sibley on Jul 12, 2018

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Flooded basement: Will my homeowners insurance cover the damage?

A flooded basement is not always covered under your homeowners insurance. Determine if your flooded basement is covered and if you should get flood insurance.

by  Alison Tobin on Jul 09, 2018

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Lemonade’s unique approach to renters and homeowners insurance

Lemonade, which sells homeowners insurance and renters insurance, is highly rated on Clearsurance. Lemonade leverages technology to provide policies in minutes.

by  Alison Tobin on Jul 02, 2018

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Top 10 states with the happiest and least happy homeowners insurance policyholders

Are you happy with your homeowners insurance company? Based on Clearsurance scores, we have determined the states with the happiest and least happy policyholders.

by  Alison Tobin on Jun 26, 2018

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Hail damage: What does car insurance and home insurance cover?

Insurance claims from hailstorms have been increasing in recent years. It's important to find out out if you are covered on your auto insurance and homeowners insurance for hail damage.

by  Jen Phillips on Apr 30, 2018

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How gun ownership could impact your homeowners insurance

While owning a gun shouldn’t directly increase your homeowners insurance rates, you may want to consider purchasing additional protection to cover yourself and your firearms. Adding a rider to your policy and increasing your liability limits are two ways to secure more coverage.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Mar 30, 2018

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What is an insurance deductible?

A deductible is the amount you have to pay after filing a claim before your insurance company starts paying for further costs associated with the loss. Learn more.

by  Joel Ohman on Mar 20, 2018

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Do I need insurance if I move?

Homeowners insurance policies typically don't cover damages incurred during a move. So if you have an expensive item that is dropped and damaged during a move, homeowners insurance will not cover the repairs. Find out what options you have to cover your belongings during a move.

by  Jen Phillips on Feb 19, 2018

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Protecting your property with home security systems

Installing a home security system not only increases the safety of your house, but it also often qualifies you for a discount on your homeowners insurance. Here's what you need to know about home security systems and how it affects your homeowers insurance.

by  Jen Phillips on Jan 31, 2018

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Does staying loyal to an insurance company pay off?

Staying loyal to an insurance company does not necessarily reward you. I became a customer of a large insurance company with captive agents, but after ten years, I learned that my loyalty did not result in discounts and better prices. Learn from my experience and avoid paying higher insurance rates.

by  Stacy Varney on Jan 25, 2018

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How to prevent ice dam damage and an insurance claim

Cold winters combined with snow can be menacing for homeowners’ roofs. When ice forms on the ridges of a roof, it can trap the melting snow behind it creating an ice dam and lead to water damage. Proper insulation, ventilation and closing air leaks can keep your attic and roof cool and keep you claim free this winter.

by  Ryan Baillargeon on Jan 08, 2018

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