With National Preparedness Month right around the corner, it’s time to take care of your home and family for unexpected events. Fifty nine percent of homeowners do not have a home inventory and most homeowners who have a home inventory do not regularly update their home inventory. Here are five reasons a home inventory is a good thing.
5 Reasons for a Home Inventory
Creating a home inventory can be done by yourself with the correct tools or by hiring a home inventory professional in your area to assist you. Taking a home inventory can help in five simple ways. Knowing what you own to make sure you are fully insured in case of damage. It is good to understand what you own prior to moving. There is nothing worse than getting to your new home and missing items. You may be thinking of the future and where do you want items to go for your estate planning process.
Did you know that there are over 370,000 house fires per year? That is basically over 1000 house fires a day. These are crazy number and this could be your home. One of the easiest and most compelling reasons for a home inventory, is that just in case situation. Do you need to know what you own in order to properly fill out a claims form? Stay protected and know what you own with a home inventory.
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