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It is not meant to be a maintenance policy of the home. If your electrical is broken from wear and tear then it usually wouldn't be covered. If there is a random occurrence and it causes other damage then there may be coverages afforded.
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Does homeowner insurance cover plumbing?

If the plumbing burst and casues damage, yes. In other words, say your water heater goes and pours water all over the floor. The damage to the floors and items in your basement will be covered. Keep in mind that placing claims brings you closer to having your policy canceled. Do it wisely! Here's (MORE)

What does homeowners insurance cover?

\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nThe basic structure of a homeowners policy looks like this: \n. \n• Coverage A: Dwelling - protects the structure of your home and other structures attached to it. The basic homeowners insurance policy pays you in case of any damage due to fire, and severe storms. (MORE)

Does homeowner insurance cover loss from electrical surge?

It will if you can find some damage to what ever it is that no longer works. If you can show the adjuster any fried wiring (even if your not sure and it might look singed) let them make that decision. Technically, fried wiring is fire and is a covered peril in all policies.. Some companies like Uni (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover a foundation?

Home building insurance will generally cover everything that forms part of the building, including the foundation. You need to ensure that you have your home insured for enough to completely rebuild your house if it was completely destroyed. Most insurance companies will have a provision for removal (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover condemnation?

It is possible for a homeowners insurance policy to cover acondemnation. However, many factors are involved including locationand size of house before a final decision can be rendered.

Does homeowners insurance cover fences?

Yes, unless otherwise stipulated in your policy, In General, a Home Owners Insurance Policy will cover certain other permanent structures on your residential property incuding fences.

Who is covered under homeowners insurance?

A "Named Insured" or "Insured" should defined by the policy and listed in the Definitions section of your policy. Generally it is the person listed on the declarations page, and permanent residenants of your household.

Does homeowners insurance cover termites?

No Homeowners ins. does not protect you from termite damage. You would have to have a contract with a termite company that is insured and the warranty would have to be a re treatment and repair policy. Treatment is required for this warranty however and normally cost between 600-1500 dollars.

If homeowner dies does homeowner insurance cover it?

Homeowners insurance covers the house itself should it be damaged. Many of the policies include liability insurance so that if anyone is injured there you have protection. There are some types of mortgage insurance that cover the remaining mortgage should the owner die. But, if the lender does not r (MORE)

Does homeowner insurance cover mold?

Generally not. Insurers take the position that mold grows over a period of time and is not the sudden and unexpected occurrence that insurance normally covers. Recent policies have express exclusions for mold coverage. However, if mold is found in the course of repair of a covered loss (for exampl (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance covers the death of the insurer?

Yes it does ... please read this below ... . Mortgage life insurance is one of the most important life insurance policies a person who owns a home can buy. Since the ownership of this home is probably the largest investment for most people it is imperative that your investment be protected in th (MORE)

Is a fence covered by homeowners insurance?

Fences are covered by policies that have Other Structure coverage (most do) but they are covered on an Actual Cash Value basis, not Replacement Cost. Basically, you'll get a depreciated amount for your damaged fence.

Does homeowners insurance cover earthquakes?

Only if you have added and paid an additional premium for the Earthquake coverage endorsement. . Adding earthquake insurance to your homeowner's policy is typically optional and can often be quite costly. As a result, only about 12% of California homeowners have earthquake insurance according to t (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover injury to the insured?

Check your insurance policy. If you selected medical coverage when you purchased your policy. There is usually a small amount (about 500 dollars) of medical for the named insured that covers minor house hold injuries. Otherwise you would need to look to your health or major medical insurance policy (MORE)

Will homeowners insurance cover squirrel removal?

Typically not. If the squirrels got in through a hole in the roof that was caused by something covered, like a tree falling, then they would cover the cost of fixing the hole. But the squirrels will have to be caught by a professional you hire to do so at your own expense.

Does homeowners insurance cover tree removal?

Whether home owners' insurance covers tree removal depends on the particular policy you have. Many policies, but not all, will cover removal of a tree that has fallen on a house. However, a tree fallen across a driveway may be a different matter. Read your policy and talk to you insurance agent or (MORE)

Are air conditioners covered by homeowners insurance?

Yes, Your air conditioner for your home is covered for the sameperils as the rest of your home structure for covered perils suchas Fire, Wind, Hail etc. It is not however covered for normal wearand tear or expected maintenance. See your home insurance policy or talk with your insurance agentabout t (MORE)

Will homeowners insurance cover damage to ATVs?

It depends on your policy perils and exclusions. Generally home owners policies exclude motorized vehicles. ATVs usually have their own insurance policies if you want to get them covered.

Does homeowners insurance cover tenants?

No, your homeowners insurance does not cover tenants nor any oftheir property or liabilities. actually, the presence of tenantswithout the presence of an owner can void all coverage and nullifythe homeowners insurance policy. If the occupancy status of your home changes, contact your agent. Leased (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover bee eradication?

It really depends on the coverage you bought. You might look for a reference in your policy terms and definitions for language referencing infestations. Or, Just contact your Insurance Agent and ask.

Is your deck covered on homeowners insurance?

If you have additional or other structures coverage on your home insurance policy and the deck was damaged by a covered peril such as wind, hail, lightning, etc then you should have coverage for the deck subject to your deductible. If your deck is simply worn from the expected usual wear and tear (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover sinkhole damage?

You would need to contact your insurance company or your insurance agent if you can not determine your coverage. Most standard Homeowners policies in the United States exclude coverage for certain types of earth movement unless a specific endorsement has been added and premium assessed.

Will homeowners insurance cover a roof?

Yes, If your roof was damaged by a covered peril on your Home Insurance Policy then you have coverage. If your roof is just old and is due for a replacement then that is part of the home owners maintenance responsibilities and is not covered under your policy. Roofs occasionally have to be rep (MORE)

Will homeowners insurance cover a television?

Honestly, it depends. It depends on the type of policy you have and it depends on the type of loss. Was the TV hit by lightning? Might be covered. Did the TV just stop working because the kids poured soda over it? Not covered. Many times, a TV would fall below the deductible amount, so it would not (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover floods?

Flood Insurance No. Homeowners Insurance does not cover Floods in the United States. You will need to purchase a separate Flood Insuurance Policy for your home to be covered for a Flood.

Does homeowners insurance cover dishwashers?

If Your dishwasher is just malfunctioning and needs a repair man then NO, Your home Insurance Policy does not cover Appliance Maintenance. A good home insurance policy should in fact cover damages to your home caused by a dishwasher if you have coverage on your policy for Water Damage, But it (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover leveling?

Homeowners insurance generally does not provide coverage for settling. This is considered a natural and expected occurrence over time. However depending on the age and purchase date of your home. You may have coverage for such issues under your Home Buyers warranty that would have been purchased (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover trampolines?

Typically Trampolines and resulting injuries are not covered under your homeowners insurance policies. Most companies automatically exclude coverage for damages and injuries arising from the ownership of a trampoline. Most companies will also schedule your home insurance policy for cancellation i (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance cover collectibles?

If you have scheduled the collectible items with your insurance company on your policy and paid the required additional premium then they are covered, otherwise they are not covered. Other items that are not covered under a homeowners insurance policy unless scheduled are; fine jewelry, antiques, f (MORE)

What does homeowners liability insurance cover?

It covers your negligent actions anywhere in the world as well if someone sues you your laibility coverage will kick in and they will defend you. There are some other coverages in there as well but would need to see policy as all are different

Does your homeowners insurance cover reconstruction?

It depends on what level of insurance you purchased. Some policies are based on Replacement Valuation and will pay tocompletely rebuild the home in the event of a covered loss. Otherpolicies are based on ACV or Depreciated value and may not provideenough coverage for reconstruction. It just depend (MORE)

Does homeowners insurance covers upgrades?

No. If you have a loss the company will replace damaged items with same kind and quality. If you want to upgrade the eg. carpet or cabinets you will have to pay the additional cost yourself.

Will homeowners insurance cover your fence?

The fence is covered. If the fence is attached to the house then it is considered part of the dwelling. If it is not attached to the house then it is considered part of other structures. In either case coverage depends completely on whether or not the damage was because of a covered cause and that i (MORE)

Does homeowner insurance cover hvac?

Your HVAC is covered under your homeowners insurance for the same perils as your home, such as Wind, Hail, Fire lightning etc and subject to the applicable deductibles. See your Home insurance policy for schedule of covered perils.

Does homeowners insurance cover murder?

No. Homeowners insurance is "Property" coverage. Murder is a criminal offense and is not a covered peril under a home's property hazard insurance policy. Homeowners insurance does not provide liability coverage for criminal acts nor is it a replacement for a life or death insurance policy.

Does homeowners insurance cover electrical damage caused by my pet?

It will ultimately depend on the language of your insurance policy, Damages resulting from our choice of pet ownershp are typically notcovered. This is because your home insurance is designed to coverlosses that are accidental, unplanned or unexpected in nature.Damages caused by pets are generally (MORE)

What does Texas homeowners insurance cover?

It really just depends on what type of policy and the scope ofcoverage you select. Typical perils covered are things like Fire, Wind, Hail, lightning,falling objects and many others. Talk with your Insurance Agent about risks you may face and theavailable coverages in your area.

Does homeowners insurance cover plumming?

Yes, Homeowners insurance can cover plumbing damage when caused by a covered peril such as lightning, fire, wind, hail freezing etc. Refer to your insurance policy for covered perils. If your plumbing is just old or stopped up then that would be an owners maintenance issue. Homeowners insurance d (MORE)

Is the furnace covered by homeowners insurance?

Yes a furnace is covered property under a homeowners insurance policy. However, the key to whether the policy will pay for damage is the cause of the damage. This is always the key to coverage.

Does homeowner insurance cover your wheelchair?

Homeowners insurance covers all your personal property with some limitations. The key to the damage being covered is what is the cause of the damage in the first place. Homeowners insurance does not cover maintenance or intentional act but covers most sudden and accidental events.

Does homeowners insurance cover asbestos?

You will need to refer to your Home insurance policy language.Alternatively you can ask your Insurance Agent or companyrepresentative. Most Home Insurance Policies these days contain specific languagethat excludes coverage for Asbestos and Asbestos related claims.