Whats the best way to handle Home Insurance Claim Adjusters during damage estimate of my house?
Recent tornado winds and heavy rains have damaged my shingles and caused water to leak through to one bedroom ceiling! I've heard much about how they do their best to keep from paying you for damage! I just want to know my rights. Farmers Insurance is my coverage. Thanks
Asked By: ReggieT - 8/28/2008
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Having once worked as an adjuster specializing in large construction property losses, (while also handling some homeowners claims) I would humbly suggest all may not be as it seems... More
Answered By: Breath on the wind - 8/28/2008
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It depends on your coverage, but I would try to get an estimate for the needed repairs before the adjuster comes. That way, if you have any questions with his estimate, you already have back-up information. If you are not satisfied with his final product, talk to your agent about where to complain to next.
Answered By: Jeffrey S - 8/28/2008
I would get the ests as suggested by the other poster but DO NOT present these to your adjuster. Wait to see what the offer is. It may be several weeks but hang in. Repair it far enough from anything further getting damaged AND GET PICTURES... More
Answered By: youngboy1606 - 8/28/2008
If u wanna know what ur entitled 2 then u need to go over ur policy thoroughly....being entitled 2 ur rights and knowing them is usually the difference from being jerked around...I would also get estimates from licensed contractors, that will save u some time cause that's one of the questions the adjusters is going 2... More
Answered By: jussta1300 - 8/28/2008
coffee and donuts wouldn't hurt any....there is more insurance company's out there.
Answered By: email@example.com - 8/28/2008
First of all, tell them you did your best to cover up the leak with a tarp... More
Answered By: Tedruski - 8/29/2008
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