“Snow storms that have recently blanketed Ohio may soon present another winter-weather challenge to homeowners, as melting snow seeps into homes and causes water damage to personal property and valuables.
According to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.):
Winter storms are the fourth-largest cause of catastrophe losses, resulting in an average of $1.5 billion in insured losses annually.
Water and freezing accounted for nearly a third of homeowner insurance claims and averaged $8,861 per incident between 2011 and 2015.
“Area residents digging out from the most recent snows should take a quick look around their home,” said David McMullen, vice president Insurance and Financial Services for AAA Ohio Auto club. “Take a special look at drains, gutters and basement entrances to help prevent flooding and water damage.”” Read the full article here.
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