18 Apr

How to Get Reimbursed Fairly By Your Insurance Company

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process of getting Reimbursed FairlySummer is upon us, and with that comes the risk of a severe storm wreaking havoc on your roof. It is some comfort that damage to your roof would be covered by your homeowner’s insurance, but they do not always pay out as expected. Unfair reimbursement is on the rise, as insurance companies refuse to pay what is due. Here are a few useful tips that you can use to ensure you will be reimbursed fairly for damage to your roof.

Regular Roofing Inspections

Many disputes with insurance reimbursement deal with storm damage. It is hard to establish when the damage actually occurred. Performing regular roofing maintenance and inspections can solve this potential issue. When you have a professional roofing company come to inspect your roof, you can have paper evidence, by way of a report or receipt that details any roof damage that has occurred. That way if a severe storm causes damage, it would be easy to establish a time line. It is also just good practice to check your roof for damage to prevent costly leaks.

Take Pictures

Take pictures of your roof when you have an annual inspection done. After you have noticed damage after a storm, take pictures and keep them in a safe place. This will help to also document the condition of your roof.

Ask For a Second Opinion

If you are not happy with the inspection that the first insurance adjuster has come up with, you are free to ask your insurance agent for a second adjuster to come out and look at your roof.

If you need assistance repairing your roof after a storm, contact Peak Roofing & Construction at (972) 335-7325. We would be happy to assist you in roofing maintenance, repair, and installation. We also deal with insurance companies on a regular basis. If you have any questions, give our roofing experts a call. 

Jeff Riss

Jeff Riss

Jeff has 20 years of sales experience, a love of roofing, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He leads Peak Roofing & Construction’s team but also is known for getting his hands (and knees) dirty on a job site. His passion for customer service, integrity, and quality craftsmanship drives his success. Peak Roofing & Construction is a family-owned, locally-operated business focused on doing things the right way. His deep understanding of roofing, gutters, windows, fences and exterior painting provide a strong foundation for running the business and serving his customers.