Broad Named Perils

Broad named perils coverage is a type of insurance policy that covers a wide range of risks and hazards. Learn more about broad named perils.

What are Broad Named Perils

There are a few different types of landlord insurance coverage, and each one is best suited for a different type of landlord need.

  • Landlord insurance¬†
  • Landlord insurance with extended coverage¬†
  • Landlord insurance with umbrella coverage
  • Broadly Named perils insurance

A broad named perils insurance policy is a type of insurance policy that covers a wide range of risks. This type of policy is typically used by businesses to protect against a variety of potential losses, such as fire, theft, and natural disasters. While a broad named peril policy may cost more than a policy that only covers a few risks, it can provide peace of mind and financial protection in the event of a covered loss. The Broad Named Perils policy is more expansive than Basic Named Perils Policy

Common Broad Named Perils

  • Burglary/Break-in damage
  • Falling Objects like tree limbs
  • Weight of Ice and Snow
  • Freezing of Plumbing
  • Accidental Water Damage
  • Artificially Generated Electricity

How Does Broad Named Perils Benefit Policyholders?

Broad named perils insurance provides coverage for a specific list of events. This type of policy covers a broad range of risks, including fire, theft, vandalism, and wind damage. This type of policy is often less expensive than a policy that covers a narrower range of risks.

This type of insurance policy is typically used in areas where natural disasters are common. The policy coverage provides protection against many types of natural disasters, including wind, hail, and lightning damage to your property. Although this policy is often used in areas where the risk of damage from a natural disaster is high, it also includes areas where certain types of disasters are difficult to predict.

This policy is sometimes referred to as landlord insurance, since some of the perils that might be covered by a broad named peril policy include smoke damage, water damage, and vandalism, which often occur in rental properties. 

While this type of insurance can be a good option for people who live in areas where natural disasters are common, it is also beneficial for people who own valuable possessions that could be damaged by a wider range of risks.

How Does Broad Named Perils Compare to Other Insurance?

Most landlord insurance policies cover your home and possessions against a specific list of perils, or risks, such as fire, theft, and rain damage. But what if your home is damaged by something not on that list? That's where broad named peril insurance comes in.

Broad named peril insurance provides coverage for a wider range of risks than a standard landlord insurance policy. While a standard policy might only cover 10 or 20 perils, a broad named peril policy could cover 30 or 40.

While broad named peril insurance can provide peace of mind, it's important to remember that it doesn't cover everything. In most cases, you'll still need to purchase a separate policy to cover flood damage, earthquakes, and other risks that are not typically included in a broad named peril policy.

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