After just dealing with the chaos and heartbreak that occurs with water and fire damage, the last thing any homeowner wants to do is talk to their insurance company. Regardless of what the claim is, the entire insurance process can be such a hassle. As a professional restoration company, we have extensive experience with the insurance process and we get it. However, working with your insurance company is also one of the most important processes throughout damage restoration. That’s why one of the first things you’ll need to do is contact your home insurance company to discuss how to proceed—and ASAP, to prevent further damage to belongings that could potentially be saved. We’ve compiled some tips for communicating with your insurance company during the claims process.
Get Out the Camera
The most important step in claims process is the initial documentation of the damage in order to ensure you’re able to replace everything that was touched throughout the fire. From your small, personal belongings to the walls and structure of the home- the more documentation, the better.
Hire a Professional Restoration Company
When you work with a professional restoration company, like The Steam Team, we’ll do a separate fire damage analysis that will also be sent to your insurance company. No matter the size, we document everything, detailing the extent of the damage throughout the entire property.
Restoring Your Home and Belongings
After everything is documented properly, we’re able to step right in and get to work minimizing damage and securing the area so everything is safe for everyone around. Fire often weakens the structure of the home, so our first concern is you and your family’s safety.
If you find yourself facing extensive water damage or fire damage, don’t hesitate to give The Steam Team a call. Our emergency line is 800-880-7785 and available to you for emergency services 24/7.