Busting Homeowner Insurance Myths: What Every Homeowner Needs to Know

Navigating the world of homeowner insurance can be tricky, especially with the myths floating around. We’re here to set the record straight and ensure you have the facts you need to make informed decisions about protecting your home sweet home.

Myth #1: “Home Insurance Covers Every Type of Damage”
While homeowner insurance is comprehensive, it may not cover floods or earthquakes. Consider additional policies to safeguard against these specific risks.

Myth #2: “I Only Need Coverage for My Home’s Structure”
Home insurance covers more than just the structure. It includes personal belongings and liability. Comprehensive coverage ensures all aspects are protected.

Myth #3: “All My Valuables Are Automatically Covered”
High-value items may need additional attention. Endorsements or riders can be added to the policy for specific coverage of valuable possessions.

Myth #4: “Home Insurance Covers Home-Based Business Liability”
Separate business insurance might be necessary for home-based businesses. Consult with your agent to ensure your entrepreneurial venture is adequately covered.

Myth #5: “Home Insurance Rates Are Fixed and Unchangeable”
Home improvements can positively impact insurance rates. Upgrades and updates may lead to discounts, ensuring you get the best rates available.

Myth #6: “Home Insurance Is Only Necessary for Homeowners, Not Renters”
Renter’s insurance is essential. It covers belongings and liability, providing peace of mind for renters. Discuss the coverage that suits your renting situation.

Myth #7: “Filing a Claim Will Cause Premiums to Skyrocket”
Not all claims have the same impact on premiums. Your trusted agent at Page Insurance can guide you through the claims process, ensuring fair treatment and the coverage you deserve.

At Page Insurance, we believe in transparency and busting myths. Your peace of mind is our priority, and that starts with accurate information. Got questions or concerns? Your trusted Page Insurance agent is just a call away. Let’s debunk the myths, tailor your coverage, and keep your home protected the right way

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