Filing an Insurance Claim For Storm Damage

Filing an Insurance Claim for Storm Damage If your home has been damaged by the recent hail storms, exposure to the elements may greatly increase the amount of damage to you home. Many insurance policies limit your time to file a claim, so don’t wait until you have water dripping through the ceiling, mold in … Continue reading

Texas Insurance Commission will not oppose Farmers Insurance rate increases

AUSTIN — State Insurance Commissioner Eleanor Kitzman has decided not to oppose an average 15 percent rate hike that Farmers Insurance imposed on its homeowners customers this fall, the second time this year that the company has increased premiums in Texas. The higher rates affect 520,000 Farmers customers who have either a Texas Family Home … Continue reading

Insurance Companies changing the way they pay on roof and storm damage claims

Effective October 1, 2012, Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company (Farm Bureau) will settle all roof claims for actual cash value rather than full replacement value for all new and renewal business. In addition, Farm Bureau will now require that all hail losses be reported within one year from the date the hail damage occurred for … Continue reading

The Insurance Process. Filing a claim for hail damage

Dealing with Storm Damage and Insurance Claims Most homeowners here in Texas have had storm damage in the past and are all too familiar with the Insurance Process and how to find a good Local Roofing Contractor. For many others, this will be a new experience … and probably a confusing one at that. This … Continue reading

How to inspect roof for hail damage

It’s that time of year again here in Austin Texas, hail season. This season has brought us some much needed rain and luckily no damaging hail or wind. But the storm season is not over yet. Hail damage to a homes roof is not usually visible from the ground, and even when getting on the … Continue reading