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Can You Name Every Item in Your Home?

Creating and maintaining an inventory of the valuable items in your home can help ensure you have purchased the right insurance coverage. In case of a fire, flood, or other disaster, it can help you settle your claim faster.


How to Create Your Home Inventory

Creating and maintaining your home inventory is easy with free software available from the Insurance Information Institute. At iii.org, you can download the free brochure and continue to maintain and update your inventory after it is completed.


What to Include in a Home Inventory

You should take inventory of everything of value in your home. Here is a list of some of the most common items:
  • Electronics (stereo, TV, computer)
  • Kitchen and household appliances
  • Furniture
  • Clothing
  • Jewelry
  • China
  • Silverware
  • Artwork
  • Antiques
  • Linens
  • Books and CDs

Some items, like jewelry, antiques, and other special items, may need to be insured separately. Your Westfield independent agent can help you make sure you have the coverage you need.

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