A guide to roof insurance claims
With roof insurance claims, there are a few things that can cause you to file a claim for your roof.
- Other damage
Roof insurance claims
The first thing you should do, as long as it’s safe to do so, is inspect the damage, make detailed notes and take pictures.
The more information you have available to you, the better prepared you are if the claim proves to be made difficult by the insurance company. In case of a discrepancy, you’ll want to have documented proof. Insurance companies are not in the business of paying out every claim that they receive.
Before you contact your insurance company, you’ll want to first get reacquainted with your roofing insurance policy. Look for anything that might be construed as damaging to your claim, so that you’re prepared to deal with it.
*Important: Never try to deceive your insurance company. Always give the truth and back it up with factual evidence.
As a backup plan, you can always contact Denali Exteriors to do an inspection for you and to provide you with an inspection report.
At this stage, you are ready to contact your insurance company.
Make sure to have them explain the process and what you can expect, even if you already know it.
They will send out an adjuster to review and inspect the damaged roof. Make sure that you’re home when the adjuster comes, as you will want to make sure that you can answer any questions they have.
Once the claim is processed, you will then need to contact a reliable and trustworthy Winnipeg roofing company to replace your existing roof.
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