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Good Michigan Home Insurance Protects Homes from Mother Nature’s Fury

Posted on: Friday, April 18th, 2014

The home is easily one of the biggest investments a family will ever make. However, there are all kinds of things that can put that investment in great jeopardy. For one, the weather can turn extreme and wreak all kinds of havoc on many homes, as pointed out by an April 13, 2014 MLive.com article:

Scattered Damage

Kaelyn Goss huddled up in a closet just large enough to fit herself, a dog and cat inside a closet at her Sharp Road home after hearing the wind begin to roar around 7:15 p.m. Saturday evening.

 

Debris lay in the family’s yard, a scene replayed at several other homes in Byron, Gaines and Argentine Township Sunday, April 13, where tree branches were bundled along the roadside, chainsaws buzzed to section downed trees and others were left picking up the remains of what was left following sudden, strong storms.

 

While several residents said they’d seen or heard of funnel clouds in the area, Debra Elliott, meteorologist for the National Weather Service, noted, “There were definitely no tornadoes yesterday. We didn’t have the circumstances for that at all.”

The onslaught of erratic weather on parts of the Great Lakes State is bound to be a cause of worry for many people. The possibility of severe damage alone is reason enough for homeowners to get comprehensive Michigan home insurance in order to secure their homes against any type of damage, natural or unnatural.

There are different natural catastrophes that can cause damage and/or loss of property in Michigan homes. Earthquakes can topple the house from its very foundation while floods can inundate the interior, often causing irreplaceable property losses. Hail, on the other hand, can put dents in (and even punch holes through), your roof.

A majority of these natural property damage causes are unpredictable in nature, so it is very important for homeowners to acquire Michigan homeowners insurance in order to protect their property. Homeowners with adequate insurance from companies like Allied Insurance Managers will protect their families from financial duress and will allow their homes to go through the rebuilding process quickly and smoothly.

Strong winds like what struck Genesee and Shiawasee counties are but one of many possible problems that families should look out for when searching for means of protecting their homes. In the end, comprehensive homeowners insurance will give them the peace of mind they need.

(Source: Scattered damage in wake of storm: Barns destroyed, roofs ripped off as winds blast through Genesee, Shiawasee counties, MLive.com, April 13, 2014)

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