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Can a home insurance company cancel my policy due to the age of the roof?
I just got a letter from my home insurance company stating that they were canceling my coverage based on the condition of my roof. A roofer said it still had about five more years. Can the insurance company cancel my coverage because of the roof? What do I do now?
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Eric Schad
Aug 12, 2021
How do I file a claim to replace the roof of my house?
My roof is 28 years old, so it's definitely due for a replacement. How do I file a claim to replace the roof?
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Eric Schad
Aug 17, 2021
How much weight can the roof of a car hold?
How much weight can a car roof take? My friends and I want to go surfing during our road trip. We are only taking my 2019 Ford Expedition, so we don’t want to overload the car.
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Phoebe Mah
Nov 24, 2021
Does home insurance cover roof replacement?
My house was hit by a pretty intense hail storm last night and there is some wicked damage to the roof. I might need to get it fully replaced. Will my home insurance cover a roof replacement?
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Claire Beaney
Feb 10, 2022
What constitutes an unacceptable roof in terms of home insurance?
I have a 100-year-old home and the roof is in decent condition. However, I was warned that I might not be able to get home insurance with the roof in its current state. What constitutes an unacceptable roof?
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Eric Schad
Aug 12, 2021
Does my renters insurance cover roof damage?
We got hit by a pretty bad hail storm last night and there are a couple of decent dents in our roof. We’re just renting the place, so will our renters insurance cover the roof damage?
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Claire Beaney
Feb 08, 2022
Will my homeowner's insurance pay for a poorly installed roof to be reinstalled?
I had a roofer come out and install a new tin roof a few years ago. I wasn't aware of this poor installation. I'm seeing some leaks here and there after heavy rains. Will my homeowner's insurance pay to replace the roof?
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Eric Schad
Aug 13, 2021
What colors do metal roofs come in?
I just bought my first house and the roof needs to be replaced. I am thinking about getting a metal one, but I love the look of the terracotta one that it has now. What colors do metal roofs come in?
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Lynell Spencer
Mar 23, 2022
What color metal roof fades the least?
My house needs a new roof and I have decided on metal because it lasts longer—but I’ve heard that certain colors can fade and make your roof look old or dirty. So what color metal roof fades the least?
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Lynell Spencer
Dec 06, 2022
Does Geico home insurance cover roof leaks?
After a thunderstorm last weekend, our roof developed a leak, leaving a huge stain on the ceiling in my son’s bedroom. What a mess! Does Geico home insurance cover damage from roof leaks?
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Rachel Rigolino
Feb 14, 2022
How long will a home insurance company give you to replace a roof?
My home insurance company is threatening to cancel my insurance unless I replace the roof. How long do I typically have to replace this roof?
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Eric Schad
Aug 12, 2021
What is a moonroof?
I’m shopping for a new car and I keep seeing a moonroof as an optional feature. I’ve heard of a sunroof before, so I’m not sure how a moonroof is different. Can you tell me the difference?
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Eric Schad
Apr 08, 2022
How do you tie a Christmas tree to a car?
I know it’s early, but I’m already SO excited for Christmas. I finally have my own place this year (and my own Subaru Crosstrek!) so I can ALSO get my own Christmas tree! It’ll be my first time driving a tree home, though. How do you tie a Christmas tree to a car?
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Shannon Fitzgerald
Nov 03, 2022

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