Storm Damage: 3 Things You Must Know

Jan 25, 2022 | Insurance Claim, Roofing, Storm Damage

January 25, 2022

Before Filing a Storm Damage Claim: 3 Things You Must Know

Following a big storm, it’s understandable to want to get storm damage or roof leak repair done as quickly as possible. However, insurance policies meant to help protect your valuable assets can complicate and slow down the process. It can be difficult for storm victims after a storm to figure out what steps to take, how to file a storm damage claim, or which damages are covered under their policy.

Caution Tape in front of houses whose roofs got damaged in the recent storm who need to file a property insurance claim.

Here are three things you need to know before filing a roofing storm damage claim:

  1. Properly document the roof damage: Inspect all possible areas that may have been affected. You should check your roof, gutters, windows, and siding. Has a tree branch fallen onto your home? Do you have any cracks or dents in your exterior? Take photos and videos of everything – this documentation will help with your claim later.
  2. Check if the roof damage qualifies for an insurance claim: There are some instances in which the damage is not severe enough to warrant a claim. You still want to be 100% sure, so it’s imperative that you consult a professional roof replacememnt contractor such as American Choice Exteriors. Our comprehensive free inspection services will help you determine whether any damage exists and recommend the best action to take.
  3. You might want to consider insurance claim storm damage assistance: Many homeowners find the storm damage filing process a challenge, especially new homeowners who have no prior experience. When your problem calls for filing a claim or not sure whether there is enough damage to file a claim, contact a reputable roofer such as American Choice Exteriors. With many years of professional experience, we can help guide you in completing your requirements and working hand in hand with your insurance company so you can be worry free.

Bottom Line

Our reputation as one of the top roofing and siding contractors in Maryland has earned us the trust of hundreds of local homeowners. As American Choice Exteriors guides you every step of the way, you can rest assured your insurance claims experience will be hassle-free. Whether you live in Howard, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Frederick, Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, or Harford County, you can rely on our expertise to protect your investment. Give us a call at (301) 687-2345, or schedule online to set up your Free Inspection with our experts today!