By: Advocate Brokerage
It makes the flowers grow leaving behind a beautiful blanket of colorful flowers.
It can also leave behind leaky roofs and flooded basements.
We are in the midst of spring’s rainy season but once we round the corner and begin heading toward summer, the threat doesn’t end, hurricane season is there waiting for us on the horizon.
You will want to do all you can to protect yourself from the threat of damage water can bring. That can mean taking physical precautions in and around your home to keep things dry when the rain comes as well as being proactive and meeting with your favorite insurance Advocate to be sure you have coverage in place suited to your particular needs.
A recent article on the Westchester Business Journal website from our friends at Chubb offered some practical tips to help homeowners, particularly those with finished basements, protect their personal property when rising water levels threaten to seep into their renovated spaces. You can read the full article “Elaborate Basements at Risk When Skies Darken,” by clicking the link or review the tips below:
Water damage is the second most frequent insurance claim in the US resulting in billions of dollars in damage annually. The trouble is that a homeowner’s insurance policy doesn’t usually protect you from damage due to flooding. Purchasing a separate flood insurance policy can give homeowners peace of mind. If you have questions as to the best solutions for your family, we urge you to get in contact with us. We would be happy to discuss your options.