Will It Become Easier Or Increasingly Harder To Settle Claims In The Future? Where is the insurance claims industry going? We give our take on this important topic.
Should A Property Owner Get Three Bids If The Insurance Company Asks Them To? There's a lot of talk about always getting 3 bids for your insurance company. But is this really necessary? Find out everything you need to know.
Should The Consumer File A Complaint To The Division Of Insurance If They Are Treated... Let's talk about the effectiveness of filing complaints to the division of insurance; it could be a lot more effective than you think!
How Can A Consumer Find The Best Insurance Carrier? How can consumers do their research to pick the best insurance carrier? Let's discuss.
Understanding The Appraisal When The Consumer Is Backed Into A Corner It's important to understand the appraisal process as a consumer. We've got all the facts for you.
Should The Homeowner Feel Sorry For Their Insurance Company If They File A Claim? Many homeowners often feel sorry for their insurance company. Find out exactly why you shouldn't.
Does The Insurance Company Have A Conflict Of Interest When Handling An Insurance Claim? Let's talk insurance companies and their conflict of interest. Know your facts before you file a claim.
How To Handle An Inexperienced Or Unreasonable Adjuster It's always important to ask the right questions when filing a claim. Let's discuss how you should handle inexperienced or unreasonable adjusters.
Why Is It Important To Be On The Same Page As Your Contractor? It is essential to be on the same page with your contractor prior to the adjuster being involved. We dive right in to everything you should know.
What Type Of Adjuster Can A Consumer Expect To Assess The Damage To Their Property? Let's talk insurance adjusters. Don't let the sole responsibility of your restoration fall onto adjusters that may not be properly trained. Know what you're up against when disaster strikes.
Do You Have To Use The Insurance Company's Preferred Contractor? So, does the homeowner really have to use the #insurance company's preferred contractor(s)? We break down all the facts.
How Important Is It For A Consumer To Hire A Reputable Contractor? It's imperative to hire only the best contractors. You may think you're saving money by going with a less than reputable company, but this could have major consequences in the long run.
What Drives An Insurance Company's Decisions And Actions? What drives an #insurance company's decisions and actions through the claims process? Let's discuss.
What Obligation Does The Insurance Company Have To You After A Claim Is Filed? We've talked about what duty you have to your #insurance company, but what about what the obligation your insurance has to you? Find out more here.
What Is The Obligation To The Insurance Company After A Claim Has Been Filed? So, what obligation do you have to the #insurance company after a claim has been filed? We'll walk you through it.
Does The Amount Of Your Claim Affect Future Premiums? Does the amount of your #claim affect future premiums? Tune in to find out.
What Causes A Difference In Scope And Price Between The Insurance Company And The Contractor? Many homeowners don't understand why there can be a discrepancy between the contractor and the insurance company. We have all the answers.
How Important Is It To Have A Good Insurance Agent? Having a good insurance agent is critical for a smooth claims process. Tune in to find out everything you need to know.
Should You Be Afraid To Call In An Insurance Claim? We've sat down with Steve Patrick, an expert in the restoration field, to answer the burning question: should you be afraid to call in an insurance claim?
The Art Of The Claim: Interview With Public Adjuster Steve Zeigler Gain industry insights from long-time pro, Steve Zeigler. Working as a public adjuster, Steve can offer expertise to homeowners you can't get anywhere else.
The Art Of The Claim: Why Should I Call In A Claim? Most homeowners insurance policies require you, the homeowner, to tell your insurance company. Failure to turn in a claim will void your coverage.
The Art Of The Claim: What Are Some Policy Issues Homeowners Get Blindsided With? Homeowners are often blindsided by an increased deductible on wind and hail claims or a changed approach to damage evaluation based on how old a roof is.
The Art Of The Claim: What Should A Homeowner Know About Their Home Before A... Insurance companies can notify homeowners of changes in the policy in conjunction with the renewal letter with just 30 days notice. Be sure to read your insurance policy and be proactive about your coverage. Call your agent when you have Read More
The Art Of The Claim: Make Sure You Understand The ACV Roof Endorsement Fast Fact 4: Be careful of the ACV roof endorsement and the removal of the RCV after a certain time period.
The Art Of The Claim: Do You Know What Is Excluded From Your Policy? Fast Fact 3: Watch out for cosmetic exclusions in your policy.
The Art Of The Claim: Not All Property Damage Is Created Equal Fast Fact 2: Understand your increased deductible on a wind or hail claim.
The Art Of The Claim: If I File A Claim Will My Rates Go Up? Due to the nature of extreme hail in Colorado, rates are going to likely continue to increase. This isn't due to the claims of individual homeowners, but rather The Law Of Large Numbers, which means that increased total damage from Read More
The Art Of The Claim: How Do I Know If I Have Damage? The metal around your home, like your AC unit, for example, will be an easy way for homeowners to see whether or not a storm was significant enough to take action.