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What To Expect When Filing A Home Insurance Claim

No one ever wants to have to file a home insurance claim, but if the unexpected does happen, it's important to know what to expect. Each insurance company handles claims differently, but here is a general overview of the process. Keep in mind that every situation is unique and you should always consult with your insurance agent if you have specific questions. Were you aware that every year, homeowners file over $3 billion in insurance claims? And that 1 [...]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Home Insurance Claim

No one wants to have to file a home insurance claim, but unfortunately, natural disasters and other incidents can happen. When they do, it's important to know what not to do in order to avoid common mistakes that can slow down the process or even lead to your claim being denied. In this blog post, we'll discuss five of the most common mistakes people make when filing a home insurance claim and how you can avoid them. Before we [...]

October 15, 2022|Hurricane Damage, Resources, Water Damage|

Homeowners Insurance and AC Leaks: What You Need to Know

If you're a homeowner, then you know that one of the biggest headaches you can have is an AC leak. These leaks can cause water damage to your walls and floors, which can be expensive to repair. In this blog post, we'll look at homeowners insurance and AC leaks. We'll specifically discuss whether or not homeowners insurance covers water damage from AC leaks and how much it will help in repairing the damage. Does homeowners insurance cover water damage [...]

September 26, 2022|Resources, Water Damage|

Insurance Settlement Money Is Tax-Free: Learn How and Why

When you receive a homeowners insurance payout, it's important to know that the money is tax-free. This is because the payout is considered compensation for your losses, and is not considered income. However, there are a few exceptions to this rule. In this blog post, we will discuss when an insurance payout is taxable and when it is not. We will also provide some tips on how to minimize your taxes after receiving a settlement payment. Do I have [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Home Insurance Claim Adjusters

When you file a home insurance claim, one of the first people you'll have to work with is the home insurance adjuster. This person is not sent by the insurance company you have to hire them so they can represent you. That person will inspect the damage and determine how much money, if any, your insurance carrier will pay out on your claim. It's important to understand what an adjuster does in order to make the claims process as [...]

June 1, 2022|Resources|

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season: Your Personal Guide

The National Hurricane Center has predicted that we will have a busy hurricane season this year. Are you prepared? If not, don't worry – you still have time to get ready! In this blog post, we will discuss how you can determine your personal hurricane risk, find out if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone, and review/update insurance policies. We will also provide tips on how to make a list of items to replenish hurricane emergency supplies and [...]

May 12, 2022|Resources, Hurricane Damage|

Mold Damage and Homeowners Insurance: What You Need to Know

Mold damage can be a serious issue for homeowners. Not only is mold unsightly and can cause health problems, but it can also damage your home and belongings. If you find yourself dealing with mold damage, you may be wondering if your homeowners insurance policy will cover the costs. The answer to this question largely depends on the cause of the mold. In this article, we will take a look at what homeowners insurance covers in relation to mold [...]

March 31, 2022|Mold Damage|

Your Home Insurance Premium May be Going Up: Here’s Why

Your home insurance premium may be going up soon. There are many reasons for this, but some of the most common ones are outlined in this blog post. Insurance companies are constantly assessing risk, and when the risks associated with a property increase, they may raise the premiums to reflect that. Some of the new risks that can lead to a rate increase include installing a swimming pool or fireplace, getting a dog or exotic pet, or buying luxury [...]

March 3, 2022|Resources|

Water Damage in Kitchens: How To File An Insurance Claim

Kitchens are one of the most expensive home repairs today, and water damage is one of the most frequent causes. A kitchen leak may channel and travel into other rooms in your home, causing extensive damage. If you have experienced water damage in your kitchen, it is important to file an insurance claim as soon as possible. In this blog post, we will discuss how to file a claim for water damage to your kitchen. These are the most [...]

January 31, 2022|Water Damage, Resources|

Window Leaks Insurance Claims: What You Need to Know

Window leaks are one of the most common causes of water damage in a home. A window leak usually goes undetected until the resulting water damage is observed inside the dwelling, but that does not mean it does not happen to anyone. Water intrusion caused by a window leak can cause major damage to your home costing homeowners thousands in repairs. To help you avoid this costly problem, we will discuss how insurance may cover water leaks and what [...]

January 4, 2022|Water Damage|

Understanding Roof Leaks: Causes, Types and Damage

Roof leaks can be a major problem for homeowners. The roof is what protects your home from the outside elements, so roof leaks are usually very serious and lead to costly repairs. You may not know that roof leak water damage can also cause mold growth in your home if left untreated. In this article, we will explore roof leaks causes, types of roof leaks, and all of the potential damages they can cause to your home. Main causes [...]

December 3, 2021|Roof Damage|

How to File a Water Damage Insurance Claim: 8 Tips from the Experts

With water damage being the most common insurance claim filed by homeowners, it is important to know how to file a water damage insurance claim. This blog post provides water damage insurance claims tips from experts in the industry. It will provide you with information on what water damages are covered by your home policy and which ones need flood coverage. We also cover other ways that water can cause property loss and discuss why you should always call [...]

October 31, 2021|Water Damage, Resources|