Wind driven rain claim with USAA. The client received over 17k without a lawsuit with the insurance company. Coral Springs – Dec 2015.
How to Get Insurance to Pay for Water Damage
- Find out where the water is coming from and do what you can to stop it from flowing.
- Find out if your home insurance will cover the damage caused by water.
- Call your insurance agent and let them know what happened.
- If you need to, hire a professional company to clean up water damage.
- Think about whether you need to leave the house.
- Take pictures of the broken area and any broken things.
- Talk to your public adjuster.
- Understand your loss settlement: ACV vs. replacement cost.
- Talk to a few different contractors.
- Talk about the repair settlement.
- Be ready for your contract to be canceled or not renewed.