Oklahoma County, OK, May 24, 2010 — Little remains of a home destroyed by one of the 22 confirmed tornadoes that swept across eastern Oklahoma on May 10. The powerful storms produced the fourth largest single-day outbreak in the state’s history. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson
When purchasing a home, homeowners insurance is a must-have to ensure that your belongings are taken care of in case of an emergency. It’s the peace of mind you want when a natural disaster strikes or an accident occurs in your home. Here are just three of the many benefits of homeowners insurance.
1. A quick recovery after an emergency: If an accident does occur at your home, homeowners insurance will allow you to get back to life as it was before the incident quickly. It’s helpful for getting back on your feet when that seems impossibly difficult.
2. Coverage for unique instances: From pet bites to falling debris to power outages, these are some lesser known occasions where your homeowners insurance can help you bounce back.
3. Financial security net: Homeowners insurance lets you rest easy knowing that your possessions will be protected in an emergency. It’s helpful knowing that you won’t have to replace everything you own if something out of your control occurs.
Image from Win Henderson via Wikimedia Commons.