Though homeowners cannot always stop disasters from happening at home, there are ways to prepare that can make recovering from them faster and easier. What’s one of the fastest and most effective tips? Saving receipts for insurance claims.
This simple practice can help you replace what you’ve lost when filing a claim. And while you can still be reimbursed without receipts, having them on hand makes the whole process faster and smoother. Keep this list in a safe place, like a waterproof, fireproof safe, in a safety deposit box, or scan it electronically.
Focusing specifically on big-ticket items, do you have these six categories of receipts available for insurance claims? Find out.
- Valuable electronics. Electronic devices like computers, televisions, and gaming systems are expensive. Keeping the receipts for these large purchases is always a smart idea.
- Appliances. These are items like your refrigerator, range or cooktop, dishwasher, washer/dryer, etc. If