The Importance of Flood Insurance

March 29th, 2016

flood insurance and water leakage

If you’re living in the British Colombia area, have flood damage or water leakage in your home and don’t know who to call, 604 FixLeak is at your service to handle all of your leak repair and detection needs. It is important to explore your options for flood insurance in BC and know how the insurance claim process works before any damage might occur to your property. When your home becomes damaged by leaking or flooding, if it is not repaired in a timely manner, your home and your health could suffer from potential mold growth. This could cause the structure of your home to slowly decompose and could cause sickness and respiratory problems for your family. Get insurance before it’s too late and save yourself a lot of stress in the long run.

Why is Flood Insurance Important?

Flood insurance is important because if your home experiences a natural disaster or heavy rainfall that may cause water leakage, you are prepared to have your home fixed and restored before other problems may arise. Many homeowner and commercial property insurance policies do not cover flood damage so it is important to either buy a policy that includes flood damage or buy an additional policy that gets you covered.

Don’t Wait!

Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters next to tornadoes, earthquakes and fires. It is smart to get flood insurance before a natural disaster occurs because most insurance policies can take up to 30 days to take effect. Unless you can live in your home for a month with existing flood damage, you will want to get insurance beforehand that way you can get your home repaired as quickly as possible. It’s a smart idea to buy a flood insurance policy before you move into your home.


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