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Home Insurance Option: Equipment Breakdown Coverage

I am occasionally asked by a new or existing client whether their home insurance policy covers an air conditioning compressor or water heater that’s going bad. In most cases, the answer is no, unless it’s caused by an event justifying a claim such as a lightning strike, a tree limb that fell on it, etc. Two home insurance carriers offer a coverage option worth considering for their policy holders called Equipment Breakdown coverage and it may provide an attractive option worth adding to your policy.

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