An expert roofer in Atlanta, we have helped numerous people repair or replaced damaged roofs through filing insurance claims. Many of our clients wonder about how this process works and what they should know about working with the insurance company. Here are 4 steps that you should be aware for filing an insurance claim for your damage roof:
The first thing that you need to do is schedule an inspection. Rather than contacting your local agent, contact the insurance company directly. They can discuss the details with you and schedule an inspection. Once you know when they'll show up, contact a storm damage restoration company to have one of their professionals there to make sure that nothing is missed in the inspection.
If the inspector decides that insurance will cover the damage, they will make a plan. They'll need to include measurements of the damaged area and decide whether to repair the roof or replace it entirely. Included in the plan will be an estimate of the prices that the insurance company will cover for the repair.
Many people think that they have to use the repair company that the insurance company assigns to them. On the contrary, you can choose a company that you know and trust to help you. Just make sure to have your company signed off by your insurance company first.
If the inspector decides that the damage will not be covered by insurance, you can appeal the decision. Some of the reasons that you can use for appealing the decision include
If you have any questions about this process or would like to schedule a storm damage restoration contractor or a contractor to handle your roof installation in Atlanta, contact Barrelle Roofing. We can work with you to make sure that your claim is handled fairly, so you can get the repairs or replacements done that you need to on your roof to continue to enjoy the benefits of a quality roof on your home this winter.