Help with water damage insurance claims in Miami Dade and Broward
One of the most common types of property damage in South Florida is water damage. Water damage in Miami can occur in both residential and commercial real estate. There are various types of water damage and each kind of damage has specific water mitigation methods. Depending upon the cause of the water damage and area of the property that absorbs the damage will determine the severity. It’s essential that when dealing with water damage that the problem be addressed as quickly, because water damage can cause tangential issues like mold and corrosion.
There are many things that happen when water damage is discovered in a home. The first thing to typically occur is an excited and frightened response by the person that discovers a ceiling leak, air conditioning flooding, broken pipe in the bathroom, kitchen sink leaking, hurricane damage, and water flooding. True, this is a shocking event. However, dealing with the water damage in a quick and systematic way is the most beneficial approach to handling the problem. It’s much easier to handle the situation if you have a plan beforehand and know a professional that can help. The public adjusters at Stellar Adjusting Services are ready to help and can be contacted to review your property and insurance coverage.
Preparing before any type of water damage occurs makes any type of unforeseen event not as frightening. When you discover the damage by water, call your public adjuster in your speed dial. They typically have a direct line to a water remediation company and can get the water damage company out to your property quickly. Removing water and restoring properties like floors, walls, carpets and furniture is a must, water can quickly destroy personal belongings and the structural integrity of your property.
If you can quickly identify the source of the leak and can stop the water flowing, quickly do that so the amount of water doesn’t continue to accumulate. In many cases of water damage, large amounts of water sit on the floor, get absorbed by carpeting or rugs, or soaks into drywall, this type of water accumulation needs a water remediation company to perform water extraction to remove the excess water. This will stop future water damage to the property.
Once the water is removed the full damage can be assessed. There is typically a treatment for mold that will occur to the areas of the property that sustained the water damage. Mold is a common side effect that happens when water soaks into walls, floors, and furniture. This can happen regardless if the water entered the property through a leak in the roof, a broken pipe, or from hurricanes and severe tropical rainstorms in Florida. The same water remediation company usually will start the treatment for mold.
Water damage is a serious problem that should not be ignored. South Florida is not a stranger to water issues because of the rainy season, this can happen in many of the coastal cities such as Miami, Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles Beach, North Miami Beach, Plantation, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Palm Beach, and Sunrise. This problems are easy to handle if you have a plan, so when you contact a public adjuster at Stellar Adjusting Services make sure to review your risk for water damage.
Information Needed When Filing A Claim
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