Be Protected, Get Flood Insurance

February 20, 2014 | News

Hey folks, do you remember what happened last spring? We all saw the devastation that can be caused by flooding, yet most people don’t think it will happen to them. However, flooding can occur anywhere, including areas that are not high risk. In fact, 20% of claims are made within moderate to low risk areas.

Flood insurance is a policy most homeowners would rather not think about, and may not even come to mind for condo owners and renters. As insurance professionals, we know the importance of flood protection. Floods are the number one natural disaster in the U.S., and flooding is not covered by home, condo or renters insurance.

The average flood claim during the past five years has been over $34,000! Now is the time to get prepared and get protected by flood insurance. A policy normally takes 30 days from the purchase date to go into effect. So do not wait until a flood is present, contact Olivier-VanDyk today!

 

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Flooding has caused the Grand River water level to come up to the windows in downtown Grand Rapids on April 22, 2013.

 

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