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Sewer Backups Can Tank Your Business


Water/sewer backup insurance coverage is for damage caused when a drain, sewer, or sump pump fails or backs up into your property. It covers the costs associated with damages to your building and its contents. This coverage is not always automatically included in your policy. Some insurance policies have an exclusion for such water backup losses, so check for specific exclusions on your policy. Cleanup alone from one of these incidents is very costly, and if you have an exclusion, these expenses and content losses won’t be insured. Remember that flood insurance is different from water/sewer backup coverage. If the cause of a loss is due to flooding or groundwater, then a flood policy would need to be in place for you to have coverage.

Allan Block Insurance, Professional Service with the Personal Touch

We are located in Tarrytown, NY, in the heart of Westchester County, a key business district just north of New York City. We write auto, home, renters, condo, co-op, personal, business, life and group insurance for clients locally and in NYC, CT, NJ, PA, MA and many other states. For more information or answers to your insurance questions, please contact us.

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