It’s devastating to see photos and video of the condition of people’s homes after a natural disaster. It’s a visual representation of the emotional damage left on the actual people.

The aftermath of storms like Hurricanes Sandy and Katrina is still evident even today.

In the quake of such an experience, the home insurance claim process is the last thing on anyone’s mind.

Even in a situation when the storm is not so substantial, the process of calculating damages of your home is not the most fun part of a homeowner’s life.

The home insurance claim process could easily take more than a year, going through all of the paperwork involved.

The reality is that homeowners need help. Living in New York with possibilities of storms and hurricanes, it’s likely that homeowners will need to make some type of home insurance claim.

Rather than being overwhelmed with a claim at the time of a catastrophe, it’s advantageous to get educated beforehand and be prepared even if you never see a claim in your life.

Basically, it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Home Improvement Corp not only provides great roofing services, but takes over of the home insurance claim process for you because we want to make sure you get the most in your pockets to improve your home. TCR uses Xactimate software to compare and improve the claim that your insurance company has given you.

Did you know?

  • A claim for a total loss of a house can cost less than rebuilding a damaged house.
  • Condo owners should have their own home insurance policies as well.
  • Your home insurance covers your “additional living expenses” if there’s a mandatory evacuation, including hotels and food — even additional transportation costs.
  • People regularly settle for less than the total cost of their damages because they are exhausted.