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After the Hurricane

After the Hurricane
  • Make temporary repairs to protect your home or property from further damage. Cover holes in the roof or walls with plywood and use heavy-duty plastic to cover broken windows.
  • If you can’t make repairs yourself, check the contractor’s references with your insurance agent, Chamber of Commerce or Better Business Bureau.
  • Get an estimate first and discuss payment terms. Be sure to receive a receipt for the labor and materials.
  • Keep records, bills and paid invoices until your insurance representative visits.
  • Take photos of damaged areas and possessions.
  • If damage is of sufficient magnitude and severity, federal disaster assistance may be available.
  • Stay tuned to WLBT for updates and instructions.
 Filing A Claim
  • Notify your agent as soon as possible. Give an address and phone number where you can be reached if you’ve vacated your home.
  • Present your photos and inventory to help your adjuster assess the damage.
  • Be patient. Cases are expedited based on severity or hardship.
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