Every 24 seconds, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation. Having a fire loss can be one of those most stressful and devastating moments in your life. The lasting effects of smoke and soot on clothing, furniture, and electronics don’t only affect appearance but can also change the functionality and lifespan of the item. It is often difficult to determine which items are “cleanable” and which items are not. Insurance companies rely on Restoration Companies to help residential claims make the determination. Unfortunately, it is in the Restoration Companies’ best interest to clean as much as possible – that’s how they make their money.
About one in 50 insured homes has a property damage claim caused by water damage or freezing each year. Water losses pose immediate concerns to act promptly and often have coverage limitations or exclusions. Usually, your actions within the first 24 hours after suffering a water loss will significantly impact your residential claims outcome and ultimate settlement. A call to Buffalo Public Adjusters immediately can give you the confidence you are making the right decisions, costs you nothing, and can save you thousands.