According to experts, an average of 67,500 home owners insurance claims occur every holiday season. And, these claims can be pricey – with something as simple as a candle fire costing an average of $50,000.
To help you plan ahead and to avoid stressful damages, you should be aware of the most frequent and expensive claims during the holidays:
- Home fires caused by holiday lights, candles and cooking
- Theft of gifts while homeowners are away on vacation or at work
- Water and wind damage to a home caused by extreme winter weather
- Injuries caused by slips and falls on icy surfaces