If you’re not sure of the extent of damage it could cause, then you may be tempted to allow it.
So, it is recommended to get an estimate for your roof in addition to appraisals for other damages incurred. Multiple estimates can be obtained in order to determine a better estimation of the amount of damage. You can then give these estimates to your adjuster of insurance to support your compensation.
It is possible to get less than the estimations. It is important to be ready to speak with the insurance company before you file claims. This can prove quite difficult. For assessing the damage the best option is to employ experts, such as the independent adjuster. If that doesn’t work, you could employ an attorney to aid you in getting your money back.
Stop further damage to your home
A good tip to get the most benefit from hail-damaged insurance is to begin the cleanup and repair when you are able to. Most of the time the insurance adjuster will take time to assess your home. Waiting for them to arrive can be very frustrating and result in delays when cleaning your house.
Additionally, you could incur further injury if delay fixing up your house. Some of the additional damage might not even be covered by your insurance such as mold damage. It is possible that you will end up having to pay more than you need.
If you are experiencing storms, take various proactive measures to dry any wet areas in your house. In addition, you could put up a board on doors and windows which have suffered damage or use waterproof tarps to cover any gaps. You should document all the evidence of hail damage before doing this.
For your own safety You should not hire any repair contractor before you get the approval by your insurance company. The insurance company for your home may require that you work with specific pre-approve