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.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

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