Climate change impacts us in various ways. The increasingly dry air and high temperatures make Atlanta one of the fastest-warming cities in the United States. One byproduct of this global phenomenon is a higher risk of wildfires. Like the Bugaboo Scrub Fire and Honey Prairie Fire, recent wildfires have resulted in catastrophic damage across Georgia. If you or your loved ones fall victim to a fire, you can use insurance to seek relief. Here are five ways to recover after a fire. Tip #1 – File … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Help You Get Back on Track After a Wildfire Damages or Levels Your Home
Unless you own dozens of properties and have filed multiple insurance claims in the past, the claims process can be confusing. If you’ve already started the claims process, you may have already communicated with an independent insurance adjuster. However, the difference between an independent and public adjuster is essential to note. What Does an Independent Insurance Adjuster Do? Although an independent insurance adjuster may approach you and offer to help assess the damage to your property, … [Read more...] about What Is the Difference Between an Independent Insurance Adjuster and a Public Insurance Adjuster in Georgia?
Large-scale flooding often occurs in Georgia during the winter and spring months, but surprise flash floods can happen at any time of the year. Whatever the season, as a homeowner, you’ll want to ensure that your property has every necessary protection from rain, flooding, and any ensuing water damage. Read on for some tips about how property owners in and around Atlanta, Georgia, can guard their homes against floods and rain. 1. Repair Cracks in Your Home’s Foundation Over time, your … [Read more...] about Seven Ways to Protect Your North Georgia Property from Rain and Flooding
At Insurance Public Adjusters of Georgia, we answer this question about commercial property often. Before we delve into it in more detail, let’s review what exactly a public insurance adjuster is and does. Georgia public insurance adjusters are state-licensed insurance professionals who specialize in the different aspects of insurance claim management. Suppose you suffered losses and want to file a claim with an insurance carrier. In that case, you can hire a public insurance adjuster to … [Read more...] about Under What Circumstances Can A Public Insurance Adjuster Assist with a Commercial Property?
According to World Population Review.com, we see an average of 30 tornados a year here in Georgia—more than nearly 70% of US states. While tornado activity is typically highest between March and May, they can happen at any time, and it’s essential to prepare. Being ready for any extreme weather event will help you react quickly and rationally. Here are 5 survival tips for tornado season. 1. Protect Your Property There are measures you can take to minimize property damage during a tornado. … [Read more...] about 5 Survival Tips for Tornado Season in Georgia
Many Georgia residents pay for homeowners insurance every month, only to discover when disaster strikes, their insurance companies attempt to evade, minimize, or deny their claim. That’s when you need a public insurance adjuster. At Insurance Public Adjusters of Georgia, we’re experts in Georgia insurance law. We can represent your rights while negotiating with the insurance agents on your behalf to make sure you get the highest possible insurance payout. Typically, we handle home … [Read more...] about What Does Georgia Law Require of Public Insurance Adjusters?
Was your property recently damaged or destroyed? If you want to file an insurance claim that will help you recover your losses, hiring a public adjuster is the best option. Your policy provider's insurance adjusters will always try to settle in their employer's favor—you need someone on your side, helping to tip the scales back your way. But a public adjuster does more for you than that. Here are seven excellent reasons to hire a public insurance adjuster to help with your insurance … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons to Hire a Public Insurance Adjuster
As a homeowner, you count on your insurance policy to protect your investment. You pay the insurance bill every month for your peace of mind and expect your policy to cover damages resulting from disasters such as fires, floods, and storms. Then it happens. A severe storm does irreversible damage to your roof, and you need to have it replaced. You inform your insurance provider, file a claim, and discover to your astonishment that the insurance company won’t pay for a new roof. It is only … [Read more...] about What Are the Pros and Cons of Hiring a Public Insurance Adjuster?
You’re finally putting a new kitchen in your home. You’ve come up with the perfect design, picked your favorite colors, gorgeous fixtures, and spacious cabinets. The renovation is going well until the contractor makes a mistake and damages your property. Suddenly, your dream of a new kitchen goes down the drain. When a home contractor causes damage during a renovation, it can be an expensive blunder that creates a complicated situation. Depending on the type and cause of damage, your … [Read more...] about If a Contractor Damages My Property, Does Homeowners Insurance Cover It?
From floods to tornadoes, hurricanes to fires, and earthquakes to severe storms, natural disasters happen when you least expect them. They often cause severe property damage, leaving you to pick up the pieces. Depending on the situation, your home may need extensive repairs or even rebuilding. … [Read more...] about When Disaster Strikes, Will Homeowners Insurance Be Enough?