Completing annual maintenance on the interior and exterior of your home in the fall can help prevent costly repairs that may or may not be covered by your homeowners’ insurance policy.
The snow, ice, freezing temperatures, and harsh winds of Midwest winters present many hazards to your home. While you can’t avoid these perils completely, you can do several things to minimize your risk.
Clean out your gutters and downspouts. Falling leaves can quickly clog gutters and inhibit proper drainage. This can result in ice dams, leaks, foundation damage, and basement flooding.
Ensure windows and doorframes are properly sealed. Openings allow moisture to enter the home and potentially result in mold, cracks, or other damage.
For more recommend tasks, check out home improvement expert, Bob Vila’s Fall Home Maintenance Checklist.
In August, the Rio de Janeiro summer Olympics captivated many Americans. While total insurance costs for the Rio Olympics are unknown, the Chicago Tribune reported in 2009 that Chicago, one of the four finalists to host the 2016 summer games, included $1.2 billion in insurance costs into their Olympic bid. The majority of this cost was allocated to liability insurance, to protect against lawsuits from property damage or injuries. This staggering amount highlights the necessity of insuring special events.
Few special events reach the magnitude of the Olympics, but to West Bend, yours is just as significant. Our goal is to provide you with peace of mind, allowing you to focus on other critical aspects of your event. We understand the importance identifying the right liability coverage to meet your specific needs, and will provide professional and experienced customer service should a claim occur.
We have experience in insuring big and small events. Our special events program provides coverages for:
Contact an independent insurance agent to learn more.