How to Document Storm Damage

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When dealing with an insurance company, it’s essential that storm damage is documented before a claim is made and the insurer’s adjuster arrives. Any cleanup activities should be postponed until individuals have had time to take photos and/or video of the damage. Don’t throw anything away. It’s essential that the insurance company is able to […]

Storm Damage? Issues You May Face with the Insurance Company

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When storm damage occurs, you expect the insurance company to repair the damage with no questions asked after you’ve paid your deductible. However, that’s not always what happens. Many people have their claim denied or receive a payment that’s far less than what’s needed to make the needed repairs. In other instances, the insurer may […]

Preparing Your Home for Hurricane Season

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If you haven’t already, now is the perfect time to prepare your home for hurricane season. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 of each year. It’s much better to prepare in advance than be caught unawares. All predictions aside, no one knows when the conditions may suddenly become optimal for […]

Assessing Storm Damage

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South Florida homes can sustain a significant amount of damage from the frequent storms that are generated. One of the most common areas to be damaged is roofs and its important that individuals conduct an assessment after storms that contain high winds or hail that can also result in falling branches. There are multiple symptoms […]

Top Home Preparations for Hurricane Season

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June 1 is the official start of hurricane season and it lasts through Nov. 30. Anyone living in South Florida can expect to experience at least one hurricane in their lifetime. It doesn’t matter whether individuals will ride out the storm or evacuate, there are basic preparedness measures that everyone should take. Florida residents should […]

Top Tips for Making Your Claims Process Easier

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The claims process doesn’t have to be a trial-by-fire experience. Armed with the right information, you can help expedite the insurance company’s decision. That information will also be instrumental for hiring a public adjuster if the insurer denies or underestimates the amount of the damages. Know Your Policy Be sure you’re cognizant of what your […]

Navigating Insurance Claims After Storm Damage

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The vast majority of individuals that file an insurance claim after storm damage typically expect their insurer to quickly provide the funds to restore their home to pre-damage condition. That’s not necessarily true. The claims process can be a long and frustrating process. Navigating Insurance Claims After an insurance claim is made by homeowners, the […]

All About Tropical Storm Elsa

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While many Floridians across the state aren’t giving it much thought, Tropical Storm Elsa is actively nearing the western coast of Florida and looking to make serious waves as it makes landfall. It may seem like just any other storm, but category 1 hurricanes and tropical storms can actually leave serious damage in their path […]

South Florida Hurricane Season FAQs

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While South Florida is normally known for its sunny weather and laid back living, every year South Floridians have to hunker down in preparation for hurricane season. Each Summer and Fall, homeowners and business owners alike brace for the oncoming schedule of storms that head our way. If you’re living in South Florida, it’s important […]