Bill Quickel's - Insurance Plus Agencies Inc. Blog
The first step when doing renovations in your home: Get in touch with your home insurance provider. Below, we'll run down the basics of what you need to know, but every insurance provider has their own rules regarding renovations, and the only way to avoid an insurance gap is to make sure that you keep them up to date every step of the way.
If you find yourself in possession of a house with no occupants, a vacation home, a retirement home or a home that you are planning to rent out someday, you may question whether it's worth buying home insurance to protect it while it is vacant. Here's what you need to know:
Assuming payments are made on time, it does happen from time to time that a home insurance provider chooses to drop one of their clients. This isn’t common, but is possible. Luckily, it's not that hard to stay in good standing with your insurer. Here are the most common causes for being dropped by a provider:
Whether car insurance covers the car or the driver is a common question when it comes to figuring out what you can file a claim for. If you borrow your friend's car, are you covered under your policy or theirs? If you're renting a car, do you need to buy additional coverage? The truth is that the answer to this question is not so cut and dry.
Are you planning to build a garage onto your home? You may be thinking about the differences in an attached and detached garage.
It may be a good idea to speak to your home insurance agent about the difference. Various factors impact the cost related to each type of garage. You should know what to expect before you invest here.