The importance of dealing with insurance claims right away cannot be emphasized enough, whether it’s about your home exterior or any other part of your property. Insurance companies often fight with tooth and nail to make sure that they don’t have to offer as much compensation as the homeowner would want, since that would mean they’re getting closer to losing some of their profits. As a result, homeowners can’t leave any details unchecked, and have to get all the evidence while it’s fresh.
Legal experts will advise you to take photos and even videos of your home right after – or, if possible, during – the time when the damage has occurred. This is the best way to gather evidence, since there’s no way to contradict what’s on camera. If your insurance policy covers hail damage, for example, and the video shows hail striking your home exterior, then everything is pretty much clear.
It’s also important to hire your own insurance claims adjuster so they can work with roofing and siding replacement Lincoln NE professionals. Since you can’t really trust the adjuster who works for the insurance company, as they will likely try to minimize what the damage looks like and aim for cheaper compensation, it’s a good idea to hire your own adjuster and make sure that you are well-represented and that all the paperwork and evidence are presented in an objective and accurate way, so the insurer won’t have any room left to disagree.