August 16, 2019 11:30
Flood waters in Ste-Marie-de-Beauce, Saturday, April 20, 2019 | Photo : Denis Méthot
Chubb has launched a new protection for its canadian customers of home insurance. The Warranty for damages caused by surface waters is a complement to the protection provided to holders of home insurance masterpiece.
Thus, the water damage, including those caused by the backflow of sewage, the overflow of inland water bodies, whether natural or artificial, mudslides and subsidence of soils on the banks of a body of water, are covered
The protection covers the replacement value of the dwelling, restoration of finishes and custom designs incorporated, appliances top of the range, and the redemption of the property.
“We believe that it is important to offer customers of Chubb the opportunity to further protect their homes by taking out protection enhanced against water damage, says Paul Johnstone, senior vice president of risk services to individuals, Chubb in Canada, by way of a press release. As always, we hope above all help to prevent water damage, to the extent possible. But in the event of a disaster, our priority is to ensure that the customers of Chubb are able to regain their lives and their homes as soon as possible. “
Chubb adds to the list of insurers who cover the overflow of water courses. In particular, there is Desjardins general insurance Group, Intact Insurance, AllState, The Guarantee Company of North America. The insurance Bureau of Canada had launched the third amendment in June 2017 covering the overflows of rivers that insurers could add to their products home insurance.