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Propane safety


#1

All this talk lately about propane tanks in the house has made me
very nervous, although I’ve never had a problem. I recently
switched to a smaller 5 pound tank that is narrower than the typical
barbeque size, so I guess that’s a step in the right direction. I
also just ordered a propane leak detector for less than $50 that
hopefully will bring some extra peace of mind.

But tell the insurance company? I can’t bring myself to open that
can of worms. I did pass the home inspection by the fire department
when I got my business license, but I “forgot” to show them the room
where the torches are. So, if the house burns down, hopefully it
won’t be because of me. Does anyone know whether an insurance
company could refuse to pay if the worst happens and the fault was
not mine, but my torches and tanks were discovered in the
investigation?

Allan Mason
www.silvermason.com


#2
 Does anyone know whether an insurance company could refuse to pay
if the worst happens and the fault was not mine, but my torches and
tanks were discovered in the investigation? 

Yes, pretty much ALL insurance contracts have a clause that if you
lied or withheld on your application, then they will not
pay in the event of a claim.

Elaine
Elaine Luther
Metalsmith, Certified PMC Instructor
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