If you require insurance for your home or business in or around Huntington, TX then consider us at Integra Insurance Services. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about insurance, including specialty insurance for your property.
What is Specialty Property Insurance? Specialty property is a property that has limited (specialized) use. There are pros and cons when it comes to buying and owning a specialty property but what we want to focus on is insuring that specialty property. Specialty property insurance is an insurance policy that covers property incidentals that may be specific to the needs of the business. For example, if a property is set aside as a restaurant or car wash they will want specialty insurance to cover unique issues related to running the business.
Why Should You Consider This Type of Policy? If you purchase a more general commercial policy you may be left with less protection than a specialized property policy will provide. Specialty insurance will generally cover everything basic or other levels of commercial insurance will cover but then go further with specific coverage that is unique to your business. You should consider this type of policy if you run a business that has specialty equipment, unique risks, or other elements that make you at a higher personal risk if something goes awry, you may also want to consider this if your property is in a location that puts it at higher risk.
Integra Insurance Services is proud to serve the community of Huntington, TX and the surrounding areas. Contact us to discuss insurance options if you are considering purchasing a specialty property or if you currently own a property with special insurance considerations.
Some businesses only need a single insurance policy, the business owner’s policy, to cover their needs. A BOP from Integra Insurance Services bundles the four most common types of commercial insurance into one policy at a discounted premium. If the business purchased all four coverages separately, the premiums would cost significantly more.
The BOP includes coverage for named perils, property damage, business interruption, and liability. The named peril coverage usually includes major perils, such as fire, explosion, wind, hail, smoke, and vandalism. This coverage leaves many items out however, you can opt for a higher level of coverage called all perils or all risk. This makes for a smart choice in Huntington, TX where droughts and tornados can wreak havoc.
The property damage component reimburses the cost of repairs to the structure’s contents. This covers damage or loss of personal property or office equipment. It also covers items belonging to a third party but stored on the property or within its close proximity (within 100 feet of the premises). This means you could have boxes stacked outside the rear door or barrels sitting on the front entry portico, and they would still receive coverage, although they were not technically inside the confines of the business structure.
Business interruption insurance covers your income lost when a named peril creates an unexpected break in the business. In some policies, this coverage also pays for you to operate out of a temporary location.
The liability coverage component protects you from a lawsuit wiping out your business. If an individual or group sues your business due to an injury incurred on the business’ property, your liability component pays:
- the settlement,
- their medical bills,
- your legal fees,
- court costs.
Contact Integra Insurance Services serving Huntington, TX to learn more about business owner’s policies and other commercial insurance that can protect your business.