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Understanding Your Flood Insurance Coverage

As a team, we understand how devastating floods can be to homes and businesses in Erie, CO. That’s why we believe it’s important for our clients to have a clear understanding of their flood insurance coverage.

Flood Insurance: What You Need To Know

First and foremost, it’s important to know that standard homeowners insurance policies typically do not cover flood damage. That’s where flood insurance comes in. At Advantage Service Insurance, we offer flood insurance policies through a number of outlets, including private insurance carriers.

When it comes to flood insurance coverage, there are typically two types of coverage available: building property coverage and personal property coverage. Building property coverage typically covers the physical structure of your home or business, including the foundation, walls, floors, and ceiling. Personal property coverage, on the other hand, covers your personal belongings such as furniture, electronics, and clothing.

It’s important to note that flood insurance policies have limitations and exclusions. For example, most policies will not cover damage to your basement or any items that were stored in your basement. Additionally, damage caused by sewer backups or sump pump failures may not be covered under a standard flood insurance policy.

At Advantage Service Insurance, we recommend that our clients take the time to review their flood insurance policies and understand what is and is not covered. We also advise our clients to consider purchasing additional coverage or endorsements to their policy to ensure they have adequate protection.

Finally, in the event of a flood, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible to file a claim. We will work with you every step of the way to ensure a smooth claims process and get you the coverage you need to recover from the flood damage.

Reach Out To Us Today

Flood insurance is a critical component of protecting your home or business in Erie, CO from flood damage. At Advantage Service Insurance, we are committed to providing our clients with the knowledge and resources they need to understand their coverage and make informed decisions. Contact us today to learn more about our flood insurance policies and how we can help you protect your property.

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