Chris Moon

Chris is a Product Manager for ValuePenguin with years of experience in addressing critical questions about mortgages and homeowners insurance. He spends his time evaluating insurance providers and policy features to understand where consumers might find the most cost-effective coverage. Chris has contributed insights to the New York Times and many other publications.

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Pet Damage?

If your pet causes damage to your home or property, you likely will not be covered. If they were to cause damage to someone else's property...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Slips and Falls?

If you are sued for a slip and fall in your home, your homeowners insurance will cover you financially in the vast majority of cases. To...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Your Landscaping?

Landscaping is given narrow coverage from standard homeowners policies. Your lawn and plants will only be covered if they are damaged by...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Landslides and Mudslides?

Landslides and mudslides are not covered by standard homeowners policies. Since they are so rare, it requires a special insurance to...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Tree Removal after a Storm?

If a storm blows down a tree, so long as it landed on your home, you would be covered for the cost of the removal. In other situations it...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Damage to Your Septic Tank?

Homeowners insurance can be used to repair your septic tank in certain situations. In this article we discuss all situations which you may...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Sewer Lines?

A damaged or backed up sewer line can be very costly to repair, and in many situations your homeowners policy won't cover you. Read on to...

What is Personal Property Insurance?

Personal property insurance is a major part of homeowners/renters insurance that protects your belongings from ruin. Read on to learn the...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Termite Damage?

Termite damage is only covered in very specific cases by homeowners insurance. Most of the common termite damages may not be covered or...

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover House Foundation Repair?

The foundation of a home can be expensive to repair, and frightening if homeowners insurance won't cover it. We discuss when your...

How to Find the Best CD Rates

Finding the best CD rates is easiest to do online. We describe the average CD rates you can expect and the terms you should know when...

Homeowners Insurance vs Condo Insurance vs Co-Op Insurance: What is the Difference?

To ensure you are properly protected you need to know the difference between insurance for your house, condo and co-op. In this article we...