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Common Holiday Home Insurance Claims & How to Avoid Them

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when traditional celebrations can also lead to home insurance risks that result in costly claims or even injury! Today, we’re going to cover some of the most common home insurance claims over the holidays as well as how you can avoid them. Common Holiday Home Insurance Claims Here are some examples of home...

Surprising Things Covered by Renters’ Insurance

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Renting a home rather than buying one is a decision that many make. Sometimes it’s just simpler and more cost-effective to make your home in a rented space. As a renter however, you shouldn’t forget to still think like a homeowner and forget about your protection. Renters’ insurance allows you to protect your assets and make sure that everything under your roof is covered in the event of an...

Home Insurance and COVID-19

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There’s no doubt that there’s a lot of uncertainty in the current climate with COVID-19. Many have been left confused and overwhelmed by the ongoing changes and their effects on our daily lives. This confusion and uncertainty extends to homeowners, landlords, and tenants, which is why insurance starts to come into question for many. How can I be best prepared if things are to change down the line...

Home Insurance and Swimming Pools

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If you’re thinking about getting a swimming pool for your property, you’re likely looking forward to pool parties and cool dips in the sun! Having a swimming pool will be sure to provide a lot of fun for your family, but it will be important to make sure that you have the proper home insurance policy in place for protecting your property. Here is everything you need to know about home insurance...

Telematics and Car Insurance: What You Need to Know

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You may have heard the term telematics before, but you might not be familiar with exactly what it means. At the same time, you also aren’t sure what it has to do with car insurance in Salt Lake City. But today, we’re going to fill you in on some important information about telematics and car insurance. What are telematics devices? Telematics refers to the mix of telecommunication and informatics...

What is an Attractive Nuisance?

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As one of the leading providers of home and auto insurance in Salt Lake City, we get a lot of questions about insurance terms and policies. Lately, we’ve had more questions than ever about “attractive nuisances.” We know many of our clients want to know this, so we’re covering it all in a blog post so you can get the answers you need. So, what exactly is an attractive nuisance? Attractive...

Does Home Insurance Cover Foundation Issues?

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As a leading provider of home insurance in Utah, we get a lot of questions about the best way to protect yourself from the financial blow of a variety of events that can happen to you as a homeowner. One of the questions we get the most is, “Does home insurance cover foundation issues?” Home insurance and foundation issues Unless foundational damage was caused by an insured peril (broken pipes...

Buying Insurance for Older Homes

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Older homes have years of memories packed inside. These special places often have special insurance considerations as well. The team at Salt Lake City Insurance gets a lot of questions about buying insurance for older homes, so we’re dedicating this entire post to some things you should know on the topic. The roof Did you know most roofs need to be replaced approximately every 20-25 years? If...

How to File a Home Insurance Claim: Important Steps

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As a homeowner, there’s a good chance there will come a time you’ll need to file a home insurance claim. There are many reasons for doing so, including if your home has suffered storm damage, fire or smoke damage, and many other incidents. Here are some useful tips for how to file a home insurance claim to increase the likelihood of your claim being approved. Only file for covered losses...

Fire Damage and Home Insurance

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Fire damage is one of the most common claims homeowners make every year. They also tend to be the costliest claims because of how much damage they cause. In fact, most fire damage claims exceed $40,000. Does home insurance cover fire damage? Most home insurance policies include coverage for fire damage. Interestingly, home insurance was first created for that specific purpose. If there’s a fire...

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