Alarm system, check. Locked doors and windows, check. Prevention against possible property loss, uh oh.
Whether you go on vacation, are sitting at home watching TV or run a quick errand up the street property loss can happen at any time with or without warning.
Researchers at Travelers release a report noting the top ways things can go wrong. The report looks at eight years of national homeowners’ insurance claim data (from the years 2009-2016). Breaking down the types of claims received, they determined the top five common causes of home property damage.
- Wind (24%)
- Non-weather related water damage (20%)
- Hail (16%)
- Weather-related water damage (11%)
- Theft (6%)
While in Arizona we might not get heavy rain all year-round, it is still very likely that one of the other four common causes of damage could happen to you. Make sure you’re covered for all of the above five possible incidents!