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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 […]

When is it safe to just dry walls and floors after water damage?

When is it safe to just dry walls and floors after water damage? If you have experience with the disastrous impacts of water damage, you know any water damage can be catastrophic, given the right combination of time, temperature, contaminants, and the lack of proper cleaning. But did you also know the initial condition of […]

Why am I being told that my waterproof laminate flooring needs to be pulled up after water damage

Why am I being told that my waterproof laminate flooring needs to be pulled up after water damage? Laminate flooring is often sold as being waterproof and highly durable, along with being a great way to add that hardwood floor look to your home. While it is very resilient to daily wear, enough water will […]

12 Plumbing Recruitment Tips for Finding the Perfect New Hire

12 Plumbing Recruitment Tips for Finding the Perfect New Hire In today’s economy it is very difficult for small business owners and employers to hire the right candidates (especially those who already know how to use plumbing software) for job postings. In a recent survey conducted by the MRI Network the job market is very […]

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