You should either evacuate or transfer to a safe zone. If you are able to walk around your house safely It’s best to inspect and assess the extent of damage that your home has suffered.
Examine your windows for broken frames or damaged glass. Check outside to find out whether your exterior siding or appliances are damaged. Be on the lookout for broken shingles, granules and other indicators of damage to your roof. Take pictures and document all the damages you notice from storms.
Be careful when you inspect the basement and other parts of your residence. It could be infected by standing water in the event that it’s submerged. Standing water in your basement could expose you to dangerous contaminants and could expose you to electrocution. Instead of looking for the damage up close and then open your basement’s door and take a few pictures and not walk downstairs.
Make sure to examine your home as closely as you can for any broken glass. It is recommended to board windows which are damaged, and wait until you can have them repaired by professionals in house storm restoration. It is possible to prevent destruction to your home by doing this.
Informing Your Insurance Company immediately
Prior to picking up the telephone to dial a local roofer or water damage expert it is important to call your insurance company to inform them of the damage. Insurance companies may not agree to pay for the damages in the event that you don’t inform them prior to contacting them. Your representative is assigned by the insurance provider will help guide you through the claims procedure.
It will be possible to upload the photographs you’ve captured of the damages when you submit your claim. This will speed up the claim process. If your damage is extensive and extensive, the insurance company may provide an adjuster who will assess the damage personally. Additionally, you could be offered a information on emergency repair companies in your region.
Approval of insurance claims may take a while.