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Save Money On Your Homeowners Insurance With These 4 Tips

1/30/2018 (Permalink)

It’s important to protect yourself and your property in the if a disaster strikes.  To that end, a good homeowner’s insurance policy is crucial.  A typical policy will pay for damage to your property and possessions and will cover shelter costs if you’re temporarily displaced from your home. Keep your insurance expenses to a minimum with these 4 money saving tips:

Save on Premiums With Prevention

You can reduce your premium by taking some smart preventive measures.  First,  have a working smoke detector.  This will reduce your premium.  The same goes for home theft protection. You can reduce your premium 5% by installing something as a simple as a deadbolt, and 15-20% if you have an alarm system installed.

Don’t Wait to File Insurance Claims

If you wait too long to file a claim, you may negate your benefits, particularly if your hesitation makes the problem worse.  Check the fine print in or policy to see how much time you have to file a claim.  

Write Everything Down in the Event of a Mishap

In the event of a disaster or mishap save all your receipts, contracts, appraisals, etc., and document phone calls - write down who you talked to, the date and time of all your conversations. Don’t leave any of this to chance.   

Keep Up on Regular Maintenance & Fix Little Problems Fast

This is true of your AC, your furnace, your chimney and especially your plumbing.  Take care of small leaks fast, before they become a much bigger problem.  You may forfeit your insurance coverage if you let a molehill grow into a mountain.

As a trusted leader in the restoration industry, SERVPRO of Frankfort provides 24-hour emergency service and is dedicated to being faster to any size disaster. We can respond immediately to your emergency and have the expertise to handle your restoration or cleaning needs.

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