Filing an Insurance Claim
Take photos and videos of all the damaged areas of your home. Before clean-up or throwing anything away. Document!
Report Your Claim!
Keep receipts for any cleaning supplies, building materials or any replacement items.
If you had to leave your home to stay in a hotel or incurred additional living expenses, save those receipts!
Hire a Reputable Contractor!
Get multiple estimates in writing.
Research your contractor on the Better Business Bureau.
Don't pay for the whole job up front and don't pay in cash. Don't make the final payment until you have inspected the work and made sure you are satisfied with the job.