Why Home Insurance is a Must-Have

Jonathan Crunelle | June 28, 2021

Homeowners insurance serves as a crucial safety net for your most valuable asset.

It steps in to cover the costs of repairing or rebuilding your home after damage, providing temporary housing if necessary, and replacing stolen or damaged personal belongings.

In fact, for many homeowners, it’s not just a choice but a requirement. Lenders often mandate insurance coverage equal to or exceeding your mortgage amount.

Beyond safeguarding your physical property, homeowners insurance extends to cover medical expenses for injured guests, damage to others’ property, and even legal fees and court judgments, but only for events covered by your policy and without intentional harm.

Several factors influence the cost of your home insurance premium, including your home’s type, age, the amount of coverage, deductible, and any discounts you qualify for based on multiple policies or personal attributes like your credit score and claims history.

Being uninsured, however, can lead to significant financial risks.

Without insurance, you could be responsible for the entire cost of repairing or rebuilding your home in case of a disaster, provided your home is insured for at least 80% of its replacement value. Falling below this threshold means your coverage may only cover a portion of the costs.

Customization is key with home insurance. Insurance companies offer various policies and endorsements to tailor your coverage to your specific needs.

Understanding your insurance policy can be complex, which is why we’re here to help. At Crunelle Insurance Agency, we specialize in simplifying the intricacies of insurance, making it easier for you to protect what matters most.

Got questions? Reach out to us. Life is unpredictable, but with the right insurance, you can always be prepared. Contact us by text, phone or email at 614-876-4634 or [email protected] to learn more about how we can help you navigate the world of insurance.”

About Us

Welcome to Crunelle Insurance, your trusted partner for comprehensive and tailored insurance solutions. Based in Central Ohio, we’re a locally-owned firm deeply committed to securing your peace of mind. 

With years of expertise in business, property, auto, and umbrella insurance, we’re here to help you navigate life’s uncertainties. Let us put our knowledge to work for you, so you can focus on what matters most: living your life with greater confidence.

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