Flood insurance isn’t a standard part of homeowners insurance. It’s an extra provided through the National Flood Insurance Program.
Scores of new homes are springing up just one year after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged a Colorado Springs neighborhood.
Some people who lost their homes to the High Park Fire say insurance companies are not doing enough to help them rebuild.
Groups of private firefighters hired in recent years have been protecting homes with high-end insurance policies in wildfire evacuation zones.
Many of the people forced out of their homes by the High Park Fire are now turning to their insurance agents for help.
A bill designed to protect consumers as they get their roof repaired is headed to the Governor’s desk for final approval. Critics of the bill have started a massive campaign to get the bill vetoed.
Many people are spending the weekend picking up debris in their yards from the wind and snow. But with so much damage, homeowners are wondering if they should file a claim with their insurance company.
Insurance agents say the financial toll of last week’s hailstorms in Colorado and Wyoming is in the millions of dollars.
Summer is prime time for car thieves. Last month 570 vehicles were stolen in Colorado.
Many homeowners buy insurance for storm damage, but they are then surprised to learn they aren’t protected when trouble happens.