Home Water Damage Prevention
A happy home can be rewarding until the plumbing and appliances you depend on every day fail and water damage results. You don’t need to be an expert to keep some water issues at bay. Learn some warning signs of potential water problems and take action before a small leak becomes a major catastrophe.
Here’s what you need to know to help make sure you come home happy.
Family driving through countryside
Family enjoying a beautiful lakeview
Water dripping out of a pipe in a basement
Water spreading across basement floor
Dad pushing child in a swing
Photographs and other items floating on top of water in basement
Family taking a selfie on dock
59% of homeowners don’t turn off the water supply before going on vacation*
*Source: Nov. 2019 Travelers Independent Survey of US Homeowners
Hand turning off main water supply valve
Stop scary endings before they start
Check it out. Turn it off.
COME HOME HAPPY.
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Tips for Preventing Home-Related Water Damage
Learn how to proactively defend against potential water issues in your home.
Accidental water damage that occurs as a result of a sudden, unexpected occurrence like a burst pipe, is often covered by a homeowners insurance policy.
Every surface in your home is exposed to potential water damage. The smart technology in water-sensor systems can help quickly alert homeowners of potential leaks to help prevent an unhappy homecoming.
Water damage due to a plumbing problem in your home can be life-changing. But there are some common signs that homeowners can look for, and steps they can take, to help avoid a major water issue at home.
Whether you’re heading out on vacation or running a quick errand, you want to return to your home as you left it. Learn the common causes of damage caused by plumbing and how to take simple steps to help prevent water damage.
Slow leaks, corroded pipes, degraded valves and supply lines can bring water troubles to your home. But with some basic home maintenance, you may be able to help prevent many of these issues before they start.
Most water damage that occurs at home is due to leaks in pipes and connections, and the cause frequently is maintenance issues. The good news is, you can help prevent an unhappy homecoming from a water incident.
Protect your home the way it protects you by choosing the property insurance coverage that meets your needs.
Condo insurance can provide protection for your personal property and personal liability.
Renters insurance can help to cover more than your personal property. It can help to protect you from personal liability, so you can rest easy.