Paul Davis Shares Property Damage Repair Tips Post Hurricane Matthew
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Paul Davis Shares Property Damage Repair Tips Post Hurricane Matthew

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Oct. 12, 2016 // PRNewswire // - Thousands of homeowners are feeling the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, while insurance companies and local contractors are overwhelmed with claims. The question remains, how can homeowners get things moving and not be taken advantage of? Paul Davis, one of the top restoration companies in the U.S. shares these tips:

  • Call your insurance company ASAP and get a referral for a professional and certified restoration company who will assess property damage and work with you through the process; a company such as Paul Davis who will write a fair estimate that your insurance adjuster will accept, and perform the work efficiently and correctly.
  • Turn in the claim as soon as you know you have damage – insurance companies will be assigning losses to their local adjusters, who will quickly reach capacity.
  • Restoration companies understand how to write an initial, detailed estimate that your insurance adjuster will accept; they will help you process the payments and they can work with your insurance company if additional damage is discovered during the course of the project. 

After contracting with a restoration company:

  • Be prepared to provide the name of your insurance company, insurance agent, adjuster, deductible and a claim number.
  • Sign the work authorization to begin the emergency work right away. This includes any drying, tarping, board-up, and protection of the contents of the home.
  • One way to expedite approval of the repair estimate is to arrange for the insurance adjuster and restoration contractor to assess the damage together. 

To help expedite repairs:

  • Select items such as new carpet, tile, cabinets, paint colors, and light fixtures as soon as possible. Many of these items have lead times, especially in the aftermath of a major storm, when materials can run short.
  • If the payments from the insurance company include your mortgage company, work with your contractor to ensure they process the payments and perform any inspections required, so that the contractor can receive progress payments as the work progresses.

For further information or to speak with a local Paul Davis franchise owner, call Rhonda Sanderson at 847-612-9829 orLana Simon at 847-727-8177. For general information, visit www.pauldavis.com.

SOURCE Paul Davis

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