Does homeowner's insurance cover in ground pool damage due to drought?
Homeowners insurance specifically excludes damage caused by earthquake and movement of earth or soil unless you purchase a separate endorsement for it. The damage has to be the result of a covered cause like fire, lightning, windstorm, weight of ice and snow, vehicle collision, etc. If it is not a covered cause the policy does not provide coverage.
It would likely be considered an owners occasional maintenance issue.
It would depend on what they damaged. If damage is to your homes structure then it is probably covered. However, The insurer may require you resolve any ground hog infestation before they fix the house. It wouldn't do much good to fix it if the ground hogs are going to be allowed to stay and damage it again.
Yes. Hurricane damage is a covered cause on a homeowners policy. The above ground pool is covered under the other structures section of the policy which means there is coverage. It will be paid on the ACV or actual cash value basis and not replacement cost. Read your policy to make sure but I am quite sure about this.
NO... Buyer Beware, Homeowners insurance policies do not cover pre-existing damage. They also typically exclude damage resulting from "ground movement" as this is a normal expected occurrence throughout the life of a home. You would look to your buyers home warranty for coverage of an un-disclosed defect of the home you purchased.
Does homeowners insurance cover a leak in the water line in your yard and will insurance cover resulting damage to your foundation and inside walls?
What is bad? Insurance coverage is based on cause or reason. In order to properly answer the question one would need to know why the slab is bad. Why? If a big rig truck ran off the road and into the side of the house and damaged the slab this would be a covered claim. Your homeowners insurance covers claims where a vehicle strikes the house. Did ground water flooding damage the slab? If so…
Does homeowners insurance cover damage to an in ground swimming pool caused by water pressure to the exterior walls of the pool?
No. This sounds like a manufacturer or maintenance issue. Something is wrong with the pool itself or with the way it was installed as the earth behind pool walls has washed away making it loose support and fail. For a homeowners policy to pay for damages the damage must be the fault of a covered cause. I can't see how the damage you are describing could be from a coverer cause. Homeowners insurance is not…