Home Insurance

Superior Home Insurance Protection

Most insurance professionals will tell you that “Your home is your largest single asset; therefore you must protect it with Homeowners insurance”. While this is usually true, think of this protection from a slightly different perspective.

The insurance policy is a contract between you and the insurance company- a two party contract – you and the company. The company’s job is not just to collect $$$ and protect you against the specified “perils” listed in the policy and then pay out $$$ should you have a loss under one of them. The company will make recommendations on how to prevent losses.

This not only helps them avoid paying unnecessary claims, it helps you avoid major inconveniences while repairs are being affected.

We are your partner in the home insurance contract.

Along with the support of being your insurance company, Schmidt Brothers will give you recommendations to avoid disasters and serious inconveniences.
Call us to discuss the options available for you and your family.

Additional Liability Coverage

The major homeowner losses (claims) in San Diego County are from brush and wild fires; fortunately these don’t occur every year. When an insurance company declines to offer new or renewal property insurance coverage due to brush hazard being too close, it is not just to avoid paying a claim. They are trying to tell you something.

The standard homeowner policy protects against specified perils named in the policy. In California the majority of people think of protection against fire damage but fire is only one of multiple perils covered by the policy. Losses or claims paid by insurer’s for damage caused by water damage – not flood damage – and dog liability are also major contributors to claims paid. Earthquake damage is covered by a separate policy, not by the insured’s underlying homeowners policy.

Brush & Wild Fire Liability Liability

Avoid the emotional and financial hardship. Cut back the brush! Plant a fire resistant barrier! Cut back that offending tree limb over your roof! It is going to cause an avoidable problem! You can ignore and pay more!

Water Damage Losses

Maintain your plumbing fixtures, appliances and hoses. Braided hoses go a long way toward preventing these losses. Keeping fixtures in well maintained condition helps.

Dog Liability

Your homeowner’s insurance covers this peril, but how comfortable are you with your pet’s exposure to others? There are ways to deal with this.

Your insurance company is your partner in the insurance contract. It is not just a matter of YOU paying in and the INSURER paying out claims. Your insurance company will make recommendations about avoiding claims- brush removal or abatement, plumbing maintenance (braided hoses for fixtures and appliances), tree removal or trimming, etc. Following recommendations can avoid disasters and serious inconveniences as well as reduce claims payments which help hold down rates for everyone.

We Take Pride in Providing the Highest Quality Home Insurance

Schmidt Brothers Insurance Agency thinks it is smarter to deliver value and service that go far beyond the basics!

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