Matching is one of the most difficult issues to handle within the world of property insurance. For example, if after a hail storm, part of the owner’s siding is damaged, and their siding company no longer carries the existing siding, what is one to do? Should the entire property’s siding be replaced or is it acceptable for the siding company to simply repair the damage with “material of like kind and quality” or with “similar material.”

In the world of property insurance, there are many cases that lead to difficult decisions. One such case is matching statutes. Matching statutes refer to a situation in which some part of a structure’s siding was damaged and the company no longer carries that particular type of siding. What should the owner do? Should they replace all their siding or just repair it with a similar material? In this blog post, we will examine Texas’s law on how to handle these types of situations.

What is one to do when their property’s siding company no longer carries the existing siding? Should the entire property’s siding be replaced or is it acceptable for the siding company to simply repair the damage with “material of like kind and quality” or with “similar material”. This blog post will explore matching statutes in Texas.

Matching is one of the most difficult issues to handle within the world of property insurance. For example, if after a hail storm, part
of the owner’s siding is damaged, and their siding company no longer carries the existing siding, what is one to do? Should the entire property’s siding be replaced or is it acceptable for the siding company to simply repair the damage with “material of like kind and quality” or with “similar material.”

The Matching requirements for Texas are as follows; “Parol evidence rule. If a contract is ambiguous, extrinsic evidence may be relied upon to construe it.”

To read the Matching Statues for each state, click HERE.

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