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HURRICANE TIP #2

We take the internet for granted and tend to forget that after a storm all signals aside from radio are down. Make sure you have a battery operated radio ready with the right type of batteries. Don’t wait. #hurricane #hurricaneirma #hurricanepreparedness #batteries #radio #weather www.propertydamageclaimsfl.com

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HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS TIP #1

As many of you will remember in the days running up to Hurricane Irma’s landfall in Florida, water was scarce and eventually became a rationed item at many of the local stores, if you were lucky enough to find a retailer selling gallons & bottles. This hurricane season, don’t wait until it’s too late. Every [..]

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The Importance of Retaining an Expert

A recent case out of Florida Third District Court of Appeal highlights the importance of every homeowner retaining an expert to evaluate property damages and issue a report explaining the damages and the possible causes of those damages. Generally, when a homeowner files an insurance claim, the insurance company will send someone out to inspect [..]

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How Old Is Your Damage

Every homeowner’s nightmare scenario: you go out of town and return to a flooded home with significant water damage. Until recently, insurance companies took advantage of a part of their policies which allowed them to deny claims for water leaks that lasted 14 days or longer. A recent Florida court decision may be putting a [..]

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Post Irma Recovery:

Many Floridians are now in recovery mode. Removing debris, cutting trees and inspecting roofs. Please make sure to take all the necessary precautions. If you are unable to have a professional remove trees and inspect the roof see below: 1. Wear protective gear 2. Look out for power lines 3. Make sure you have an [..]

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Important Information Post Irma

If you are fortunate to have power or access to the web, stay tuned to the following news sources: Your local municipality’s homepage and twitter feed. Also make sure to sign up to your city’s news updates. These news alerts can provide important information regarding water advisories, trash pick up and road accessibility. Local news [..]

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Irma Strikes

If you haven’t already conducted an inventory of all your possessions, do so as soon as you safely can. Make a list of all the areas of your home that are damaged. Take pictures of the affected areas. These steps will help with the recovery process and efficiently streamline your claims process.

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