my parents had a house fire that ruined part of the steel siding.does the insurance company have to replace all of the siding if they can’t match it.

There is not enough siding left to piece it togetheron the house.

Asked on June 8, 2009 under Insurance Law, Iowa


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

It depends on what the insurance policy states. 

Further, check with your state's department of insurance to determine if there are special rules/statutes concerning this matter.

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