Homeowner’s Insurance & Sewer Lines

Homeowner’s insurance covers the cost of fixing many of the problems that can arise in an aging home. It may cover water damage caused by a leaky roof, damage to interior pipes that burst due to age or poor insulation, and fire damage caused by faulty electrical wiring. While every policy is different, most homeowner’s […]

Moisture Mapping

Many times when a home has been damaged by water you’re dealing with the insurance company who mostly wants to minimize the loss.  This isn’t the case for all insurance carriers, and to give them a break, they do have to deal with fraudulent remediation contractors who remove unnecessary building materials to inflate bills.  But […]

A Few Insurance Tips

Recently, I received a call from a couple who had a break in the stack pipe which caused water damage on the first floor and in the basement.  They contacted their insurance company, who explained that they didn’t want anything touched until their adjuster saw the damage after the home owner refused to hire one […]

What Lurks Behind

Pictured here is a photo of a wall in a living room adjoined to the back of the kitchen.  The insurance adjuster only initially paid the claim for this room, but after we opened the wall, we were able to confirm the damage was more extensive than originally assessed and an addendum had to be […]