Home owners insurance is a standard policy which offers financial protection against insured disasters. This type of policy insures your home and the contents you keep in it. Home owners insurance covers damage to your property and injuries and liabilities that you and any of your family members cause to outside people. This plan covers you if your pet bites any outside people. Home owner insurance covers almost all disasters but there are some exclusion such as flood, earthquake and home maintenance. These would not be covered by home owner insurance. If you own home owners insurance, you are suggested to purchase two separate policies to cover the excluded elements.
Home owners insurance policy typically offers four types of coverage such as protection for the structure of home, protection for liability, security for personal belongingness and protection in the event if you are asked to leave the home temporarily due to fire or any other insured disaster. Home owners insurance protects your home if it is damaged due to fire, hail, hurricane, lightning or other listed disasters. It protects your personal belongingness when your home gets damaged. Things which home owners insurance cover include clothes, furniture, sports equipment and many more which are theft or damaged by hurricane, fire or any other insured disaster.