Flood insurance coverage
Do you need Flood Insurance for your South Carolina home? Most people don’t realize homeowners insurance does not cover flood damage. Homeowners, renters, and tenant insurance policies specifically exclude coverage for water damage due to flood. Flooding is commonly considered an “excluded peril”.
Flooding is typically the least unforeseen event, but can easily cause the most damage. Many people in the Palmetto State do not realize the repercussions and costly home repairs that a small amount of water can cause. If you have ever experienced of flood damage, you know that everything you own can be gone in minutes.
Acquiring flood insurance coverage is an intelligent decision that will protect you, regardless if the government declares that incident as a “disaster” or not.
Flood coverage will include:
- Standard Flood Insurance
- Preferred Risk Flood Insurance
Whether you live in an area with flood history or live in a flood plain, our trusted agents will help you find an affordable flood coverage that may protect your property.
Note: There may be a 30 day waiting period or greater for flood insurance policies so ask your agent about it right away. Visit SCDOI.com for more information.