An Update On the Roof Repairs

Earlier this year, I wrote a series of blogs that started with a puddle on the floor. We filed a claim with our homeowners insurance company, and things got resolved. Next, the insurer wants us to fix our roof, even though their inspector said the roof was fine. Here is an update on what happens now. Several months ago, we found a mysterious puddle on the floor. To make a long story, (that I’ve already blogged about), much shorter, we filed a claim with our homeowners insurance company. This led to an inspector coming to check out the damages, and … Continue reading

Insurance Blog Week in Review – May 27 – June 2, 2012

The Insurance Blog Week in Review provides you with a quick and easy way to “ketchup” on all the blogs that appeared here in the past week. There can be anywhere between twelve and fourteen different blogs that go up. What did you miss? Lloyd’s of London Denied Coverage for Bill Paxton The insurer that is well known for approving of all kinds of strange insurance policies denied a request made by Bill Paxton for life insurance. CalPERS Will Offer Coverage for Same-Sex Couples The California retirement fund for state employees will now be able to offer long-term care insurance … Continue reading

The Insurer Wants Roof Repairs

It all started with a puddle on the floor. My husband and I made a claim with our homeowners insurance company. We have gone through the entire process from filing the claim to having inspectors come over to look at the damage. I thought we were done, but, we just got another letter from the insurance company. We got a very confusing letter from our homeowners insurance company. The letter arrived to us by mail on May 25, 2012. This was the Friday before Memorial Day weekend. Our post office doesn’t drop mail off to us until after 4:00 in … Continue reading

No More Puddles On the Floor!

Earlier this year, I started writing a series of blogs about a mysterious puddle that appeared on the floor. This led to my husband and I filing an insurance claim. Today, I am delighted to say that the repair work on the wall that was damage by rain has been completed. No more puddles on the floor! This all started with a puddle on the floor. It appeared in the corner of a room, and was fairly easy to mop up with a couple of hand towels. My husband and I figured that the puddle had something to do with … Continue reading

Tips For Saving On Homeowners Insurance

Saving money is always a good thing. Sometimes, it can pay to reassess how we pay for things that we have been using for a few years. For example, when was the last time you shopped around for homeowner’s insurance or made any changes to your policy? Here are a few tips for saving money on your homeowner’s policy without leaving yourself open to the risk that your coverage will not adequately protect you from the financial effects of loss of or damage to your home. First, it is important to determine the correct amount of coverage. You certainly want … Continue reading