Posted by Howard Shore

Mar 6, 2018 8:18:00 PM

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Will My Insurance Cover Tree Removal?

Many homeowners have had trees and branches come down from last week’s Nor'easter that hit Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and much of the Mid-Atlantic coast. For most of us with homeowner's policies, there may be coverage to help pay for the removal of fallen trees. But, the devil is in the details.

Not all policies are alike, so my first piece of advice is to read through your policy to see how coverage is applied to fallen trees. Most policies have a section just a couple of pages into the policy that is titled “Additional Coverages.” Here you may find if your policy contains coverage for tree removal. 

But, there are a few things you show know. For instance, what is the specific terminology within your policy? Let's dive into that...

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Topics: Nor'easter, storm damage, tree damage