Preparing for Winter Electrical Fire Claims Guide

The overall number of fire losses for homeowners, commercial multiple peril and fire insurance fluctuates based on wildfire-related incidents, according to the Insurance Information Institute. However, one thing that doesn’t change is the increased risk for residential fires during the winter months.

Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day are peak holidays for cooking fires, which the U.S. Fire Administration said caused $444 million in property losses between 2017-19. Winter fires also affect other electrical equipment, including wiring and outlets, washers and dryers, generators, and other household items.

Be better prepared to handle winter electrical fire claims this year. Fill out the form to receive your guide and learn what kind of fire damages to electrically powered equipment to expect and why.

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