To the insurance company promptly. Be sure to record the date/time, who you spoke to, and the claim number. Always ask for a confirmation via e-mail or writing that you submitted the claim.
For purchases you make, starting immediately after your loss. Write down the items on the back of the receipt (i.e., winter jacket) as receipt descriptions are not detailed and are often abbreviated.
To secure your property from further damages – your policy requires this. They will help limit any liability you may have as well as prevent further damage caused by inclement weather.
You incur due to the loss. People often forget that items such as extra mileage to/from work, pet boarding, laundry and increased utility costs can be included in the claim.
Remove valuables, gather money, jewelry, and credit cards, drivers’ licenses, social security cards, and checkbooks.
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