- Set aside an annual budget of 1 percent of your home’s value for just-in-case situations.
- Hire credible professionals to ensure home maintenance projects are done right.
- Learn which projects are appropriate for DIY-oriented homeowners.
- Clean, inspect and check home maintenance systems on a regular basis to avoid claims.
- Know what your homeowners insurance policy covers and what it doesn’t.
This infographic was contributed by Esurance.