How Many Homeowners Assume Home Insurance Covers Flood Damage?

Author: Diana Rodriguez-Zaba
Last modified: March 13, 2019

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In Deep Water

Scroll across the map below to discover how many homeowners incorrectly assume their home insurance protects them from damage caused by flooding.

82% of insurance policy holders admit they do not read the small print when purchasing home insurance.

41% of Americans do not prepare their homes to avoid burst pipes and flooding.

88% of homeowners say they do not trust insurance companies.

Based on a survey of 3000 homeowners.