First time dealing with Water Damage, Insurance and Contractors? What you don’t know can cost you!
Mitigation Restoration Help For Homeowners
Water Damage, Mold, Remediation and More
We know working with insurance can often be a confusing and daunting task but we are on a mission to help homeowners by educating them on what they should be doing if they have water damage, mold or any restoration related loss and filing a claim. With over 22 years of experience, from both the insurance side and contractor’s side, we can provide you with information that helps to get better outcomes on your project.
Answer These Questions ....
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Most homeowners have never read their insurance policy and when they do, they find it’s filled with legal ease. This is because the insurance policy is very detailed in explaining what’s covered and what’s not. They are designed to hold up in court and cover all the bases in case of a lawsuit or large claim. Also new regulations require insurance companies to make the contracts denser, making it even more difficult for the average homeowner to understand it.
ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration Standard is a publication / guide that describes the procedures to be followed and the precautions to be taken when performing water damage restoration in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, and the systems and personal property contained within those structures. This Standard assumes that the determination and correction of the underlying source or cause of the water intrusion leading to the water damage is the responsibility of the property owner and not the restorer, although the property owner may contract with the restorer or other specialized experts to perform these services.
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Learning Center - What Homeowners Need to Know
Is Your Structure Dry?
Properly drying of a structure is extremely important. If it’s not dry, mold can grow unseen for months and the health hazards associated with mold exposure can be staggering. Are you being told it only takes three days to dry your structure?
What are Preferred Vendors?
Your insurance company will often suggest you use one of their preferred vendors to do the restoration work. Be careful, you need to understand preferred vendor programs, and what insurance companies promise them in return.