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Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Hotline blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.

Prepare for Severe Weather - Part 2

Mar 28, 2018, 10:24 AM

Strong wind, tornado, hail, and lightning can destroy property in minutes. Excess water from heavy rain may seep through basement walls or back up through the sewer or sump pump. A pro-active approach to home maintenance can reduce the amount of loss.

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Prepare for Severe Spring Weather - Part 1

Mar 21, 2018, 10:48 AM

March is severe weather preparedness month. Severe weather, including strong winds, tornado, heavy rain, hail, and lightning can occur with little warning. Make personal safety your top priority.

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Insurance for water-damaged property - Part 3

Feb 28, 2018, 11:03 AM

Heavy rain may cause sewer lines to back up or sump pumps to overflow. The excess water can ruin basement floors, walls, furniture, and more. Traditional homeowners insurance does not cover this type of loss, but coverage is available by adding a buy-back endorsement.

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