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Is Water Damaged Covered by my Insurance?

Is Water Damaged Covered by My Insurance? What type of water damage is covered by home insurance, and what type isn’t? The general rule is if the water damage is sudden, accidental, or unexpected, your home insurance will likely pay for the damage. But if the water damage is caused by neglect or poor maintenance […]

WHY Should I Get An Asbestos Inspection in Georgia?

WHY Should I Get An Asbestos Inspection in Georgia? That’s a great question. First, it’s required by law. Second, it’s just a smart thing to do. Asbestos is a serious threat to our health. It’s truly not just a bunch of hype and regulation. Around 15,000 deaths each year are attributed to asbestos related diseases. While long […]

Property Insurance Claims Handling Requirements in Georgia

Property Insurance Claims Handling Requirements in Georgia Georgia. Insurance carriers operating in Georgia are subject to both the Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act1 and regulations that set forth the guidelines they must follow. An insurer (Insurance Company) in Georgia must acknowledge receipt of a first party claim within 15 days of the notice of claim being filed.2  […]

Georgia Regulations – Asbestos in the home

Asbestos in your home – What you need to know. When Was Asbestos Used in the Home? Before the 1980s, asbestos was commonly used in thousands of consumer products and building materials. BUT It can still be used today! According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), more than 30 million tons of asbestos were […]

How the insurance claims payment process works

How the insurance claims payment process works How are you paid? Who gets the check? Do you need to replace items immediately? This information was pulled from the Insurance Information Institute. you can read the complete article here. After an issue in your home like water damage or fire, you want to get back to […]

ARE YOU COVERED FOR OVERFLOW AND SEWAGE BACK-UP?

ARE YOU COVERED FOR OVERFLOW AND SEWAGE BACK-UP? Does your insurance policy cover you when a toilet overflows, the drains back up, a sewer line breaks or sends water gushing in from the street, or when the sump pump malfunctions? …. Well that depends. Sewage overflows or water back-up is one of the most common […]

Untreated Water Damage is Dangerous to Your Home and Your Health

Untreated Water Damage is Dangerous to Your Home and Your Health In the event of flooding, a water leak, or other water disasters, it is a sure thing that a little bit goes a long way. A small, slow leak or a sudden, significant flood can do extensive damage to your home as well as […]

7 Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home After Water Damage

7 Tips for Preventing Mold in Your Home After Water Damage Improper or incomplete removal of mold can lead to thousands of dollars in repairs and mold remediation long after the water damage is repaired, so you will often be better off leaving this job to the pros. Don’t Delay – time is of the […]

SHOULD YOU REPLACE DRYWALL IF IT GETS WET OR DRY IT?

SHOULD YOU REPLACE DRYWALL IF IT GETS WET OR DRY IT? Drywall is a sturdy building material often chosen for its versatility and ease of installation. However, it can lose its structural integrity, becoming soft and weak, when it gets wet. Depending on what category of water your drywall was exposed to, the length of […]

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