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Things home insurance won’t cover

Home insurance makes it possible to sleep at night knowing your home is protected. So many things can go wrong. It is vital to ensure you have the right insurance and understand what it covers. At Mitten Heritage Fraternal Society of Insurance in Berville, MI, we take our responsibility as independent insurance agents seriously. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and giving our clients the benefit of that experience.

Owner Neglect

Owner neglect covers a lot of ground, and you may not have even considered some of the things that are considered neglect. As a homeowner, you probably think it is up to you to decide what treatments you should have done and when to do your repairs. Wrong, your insurance carrier can tell you what you should have done if you try to collect on your insurance.

If you have termites, you should get termite treatment, so you don’t sustain any damage. If you have a leaking roof, you should replace your old roof before it starts to leak. Your insurance has the right to expect you to do upkeep and repairs on your home.


Floods can be very damaging. They are not covered by standard home insurance. Luckily, if you are in an area where the danger of flooding exists, you can buy flood insurance from the NFIP.

Earth Movement

Earth movement covers several common hazards: earthquakes, sinkholes, and mudslides. All of them involve earth movement, and none are covered.

Sewer Backup

What could be grosser than having your sewer back up into your house? Having a swear backup and finding out that your home insurance doesn’t cover it. Don’t say you weren’t warned. Look for an endorsement if the thought worries you.

Contact Mitten Heritage Fraternal Society of Insurance in Berville, MI for all your insurance needs.

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