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All Questions on Property Protection Insurance

How can I estimate my personal property value for renters insurance?
We’ve just moved into a new apartment and are planning on purchasing renters insurance. I know we’ll need to choose a coverage limit. What’s the best way to estimate our personal property value for renters insurance?
Claire Beaney
Feb 03, 2022
Does home insurance cover burst frozen pipes?
We had a crazy winter storm that was a lot worse than expected. We did everything we could to protect our home, but we still ended up with burst frozen pipes. Since we have home insurance, we’re considering submitting a claim. Will home insurance cover burst frozen pipes?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does renters insurance cover dog damage?
My puppy is teething and getting into all kinds of trouble. I left him alone for ten minutes and he chewed up the linoleum in my rental’s kitchen! Does renters insurance cover dog damage?
Melanie Mergen
Feb 08, 2022
Does renters insurance cover a broken TV?
A fire broke out in my apartment last week and damaged some of my belongings. I’ve got basically everything else sorted out, but I still have to figure out what can be done about my broken TV. Will my renter's insurance cover a broken TV?
Claire Beaney
Jan 24, 2022
Does home insurance cover decks?
We just purchased a home with an attached deck. We’re really excited about it, but we live in an area prone to bad storms and weather. We have a home insurance policy. Would home insurance cover decks?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover chimney repairs?
There was a pretty big storm two days ago. We didn’t think much of it, but now there’s water leaking inside our house from the chimney. Will our home insurance cover the chimney repairs?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover central air?
I tried turning on my central air for the first time since last summer and it definitely isn’t working. It’s unseasonably hot right now, so I’d like to get it fixed. Would my home insurance cover central air?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover accidental damage to a TV?
We were watching an animal show on TV and my cat went crazy. It was really funny at first, but then they knocked over our TV! It was a complete accident and we have home insurance. Will our home insurance cover the accidental damage to our TV?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover a broken furnace?
Our furnace unexpectedly stopped working last night. It’s freezing, so I’d like to get it fixed as soon as possible. Will home insurance cover a broken furnace?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does my renters insurance cover lost luggage?
We got back from a trip a few days ago and our luggage was lost by the airline. We didn’t take out any travel insurance, but we have renters insurance. I know it covers our personal property, so would my renters insurance cover lost luggage?
Claire Beaney
Feb 08, 2022
Does renters insurance cover dogs?
First-time renter here. I’m getting renters insurance and have two golden retrievers. Does renters insurance cover dogs?
Melanie Mergen
Feb 08, 2022
How do you calculate home contents insurance?
I’m trying to figure out how much protection I need for my home insurance. Right now, I’m trying to figure out contents insurance and what it is. How do you calculate home contents insurance?
Melanie Mergen
Feb 25, 2022
Does renters insurance cover jewelry theft?
I got a bonus at work and am thinking of treating myself to some nice earrings. I’m a little worried about having something so valuable in my apartment, and I wonder what would happen if they were stolen. Will my renters insurance cover jewelry theft?
Natalie Todoroff
Feb 02, 2022
Does usaa renters insurance cover dog bites?
My landlord wants me to get renters insurance, and since I have a dog, I want good liability coverage. Does USAA renters insurance cover dog bites?
Melanie Mergen
Feb 08, 2022
Does home insurance cover asbestos removal?
When we purchased our home, the home inspector noted that we have asbestos covering the pipes in our basement. The house is old, so we knew eventually we’d have to have it removed. We were required to purchase a home insurance policy by our lender. Would our home insurance cover the asbestos removal?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover appliances?
We’re purchasing new appliances for our home. Most of them come with limited warranties, but the companies keep pitching additional warranties to us. We have a home insurance policy, so we don’t want to overspend on coverage if we don’t need to. Will home insurance cover appliances?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
What are the benefits of renters insurance?
I’m just put down a ton of money for a rental deposit, so I’m a little strapped for cash. I know that I probably should get renters insurance, but I don’t know. It just seems like a lot of extra money out of my pocket. What are the benefits of having renters insurance?
Natalie Todoroff
Feb 18, 2022
How much renters insurance coverage do I need?
First-time renter here! I finally moved out of my parents' home to rent an apartment with some friends. I’m shopping around for renters insurance, but I feel a little lost. How much renters insurance coverage do I need?
Natalie Todoroff
Feb 18, 2022
Does home and contents insurance cover a hot water system?
I have a home insurance policy that includes coverage for my personal property. My home is older and I’m worried that my hot water system could go. Would my home and contents insurance cover the hot water system?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover bad workmanship?
We had a repairman come fix an issue with our air conditioner. Everything seemed great until it broke again. We called another company and when they reviewed the damage, they said the initial repair was bad. Since we’ve now had to pay for the repair twice, would our home insurance cover bad workmanship?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Does home insurance cover artwork?
I’m an art lover and I’d love to start collecting. I know some of the pieces I want are fairly valuable, so I want to keep them protected. Will home insurance cover artwork?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
Why does my landlord require me to get renters insurance?
I’m moving to a new apartment and my new lease has a clause that states that I must have renters insurance to live there. I kind of feel like it should be my decision; why is my landlord making me buy renters insurance?
Natalie Todoroff
Feb 18, 2022
Does renters insurance cover food loss from a power outage?
I just got back from vacation to find my apartment lost power while I was gone. Most of the food in my fridge and freezer has been completely spoiled. I have renters insurance—will it cover the food I lost from a power outage?
Claire Beaney
May 11, 2022
Does renters insurance cover dog attacks?
My neighbors just had a nasty incident with their dog where someone got hurt pretty badly. It had me thinking about my own liability if that happened with my dog. Does renters insurance cover dog attacks?
Melanie Mergen
Feb 08, 2022
Does renters insurance cover damage to the landlord’s property?
I dented a wall in my apartment when I was moving some furniture. Does renters insurance cover damage to the landlord’s property?
Bonnie Stinson
Feb 15, 2022
Does home contents insurance cover laptops?
My laptop recently stopped working. I’m not really sure why. I have a home insurance policy with home contents coverage. Would my home contents insurance cover my laptop?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022
What is a schedule of loss in home insurance?
I’ve been pouring over my home insurance policy and trying to figure out what it all means. I came across an unfamiliar term—schedule of loss. What on earth is a schedule of loss in a home insurance policy?
Natalie Todoroff
Feb 08, 2022
Does home insurance cover broken door locks?
We went out for the evening and when we returned, we found our door wide open. Someone broke into our home. They broke the door locks on both our front and back door. Will our home insurance cover the broken door locks?
Emily Maracle
Feb 15, 2022

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