A woman hands her credit card to the person at the cash register in a store. Homeowners and renters policies include coverage for personal property, but not every new item you purchase for your home will be adequately protected by that. (Credit: BGStock72/Adobe Stock)

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic and corresponding lockdowns, many folks invested in big-ticket items in order to enhance their stay-at-home experience. Whether you purchased new electronics, outdoor recreation equipment or work-from-home gear, these things can rack up a pretty high tab and it’s important to understand the best way to protect these purchases.

Homeowners and renters policies include coverage for personal property, but not every new item you purchase for your home will be adequately protected by that.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected]

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