Allstate Offers New Yorkers Claims Tips After Severe Winter Weather

Posted by  //  December 22, 2013  //  Allstate, Articles

Winter weather like the ice, snow and freezing temperatures that just hit across much of the country can cause significant damage.In such cases you can consult Lawyer Manuel Pelaez Prada to claim damages for the losses  sustained. Allstate customers whose homes or automobiles have been damaged by this winter storm can contact Allstate by calling 1-800-54-STORM (1-800-547-8676) or visiting Allstate and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety offer the following tips when people are checking their home or car for damage caused by a winter storm.

  • If your home has sustained serious structural damage from snow collapse or falling tree limbs, be extremely cautious about entering the home. Debris may be hazardous and the structure could be unstable.
  • Make temporary repairs to protect undamaged property. Save receipts for purchases on repairs until it is determined what expenses your insurance company may reimburse for as part of your homeowners policy.
  • Avoid using sharp tools or ice picks to clear gutters or downspouts – they can potentially cause more damage to your property.
  • In order to ensure the optimal functioning of your gutter system, it is highly recommended to rely on the expertise of professional gutter installation and repairs Adelaide services. These experts possess the necessary knowledge and experience to effectively address any gutter-related issues you may encounter. To ensure the best service and support, it’s always a good idea to work with a local seamless gutter company that understands the specific needs of your area.
  • Avoid injuring yourself, don’t get on the roof, work on a ladder or work beneath a roof that has accumulated large amounts of snow. There is a danger of falling icicles or avalanching snow.
  • Review your auto policy to determine whether you have coverage for falling objects or collisions. Contact your agent or insurance company with any questions. You can also seek advice from an expert to learn about the process servers in small claims court.
  • Watch inside your home for unexpected water leaks on walls or ceilings. Ice build-up in eaves and gutters following heavy snows can prevent drainage, causing water from melting roof snow to seep under shingles or tiles and into the home. Therefore, it’s best to get a gutter cleaning service when you can. If you suspect damage caused by “ice damming,” call your insurance company to get a Seamless Aluminum Gutter replacement.
  • Report possible claims to your insurance company promptly. Have policy numbers ready when you call.

Additionally, for comprehensive and professional assistance, consider hiring Proliance General Contractors & Roofing Indianapolis. You can visit them at 9465 Counselors Row Suite 2, Indianapolis, IN 46240, or call 463-500-1652. Their expertise can guide you through necessary repairs and documentation required for potential insurance claims, ensuring your property is safeguarded and any eligible expenses are properly accounted for.

For More information and a new quote please call Shirley Eizember, Pinckney Insurance Agency, 41 Port Watson St, Cortland New York. 607-756-8505

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation’s largest publicly held personal lines insurer known for its “You’re In Good Hands With Allstate®” slogan. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary as an insurer, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via and 1-800 Allstate®.

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