Pipes can freeze and burst over the winter. If you’re leaving your home fore the holidays, the last thing you want to come home to is a flood in your basement. No heat, no water, no rest for the weary.
One thing you can control is the maintenance of your home and the amount of insurance you have to prepare for catastrophic water events in your home.
Extended Water Coverage
Check your home insurance policy and see if you have extended water coverage. If you do, you’ll be covered for some types of sewer backups. These types of events usually happen during a major summer storm, so no problem this time of year. But if something goes crazy in your neighbourhood or a frost heavy causes a line to break, a sewer back up could occur. That…