Water damage is when your home, building and/or its contents is impaired by water coming through a leaking roof, from a broken pipe, or from a backup of a drain or sewer line. Most “special risk” homeowners and building policies cover this type of water damage.
I’m writing this article in response to the terrible damage that Hurricane Florence left behind. It’s hard to have perspective when buying flood insurance because most of the country isn’t located within a flood zone. When a hurricane is bearing down on you, it’s easy to say you want the coverage, but the real time to decide is now. This is why: