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Insurance Claims Management Tips For Homeowners

For most homeowners, filing homeowner's insurance claims is a rare event. Unfortunately, because individuals don't need to do so often, it's easy to find yourself getting the short end of the deal. ..
(December 09, 2008)
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Insurance Coverage - What You Need and What You Don't Need

Each year, your homeowner's insurance policy renews. Do you review it each year or do you simply sign the premium check and send it off in the mail? Reviewing your coverage each year may be a bit of ..
(December 14, 2008)
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Insurance and Your Claim - Will They Pay For It?

You've poured over your policy wondering, “Will my insurance company pay for repairs?" Insurance policies are complicated and filled with jargon that's often difficult for the policyholder to ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Water Damage Restoration and Your Insurance Company

Whether your water heater fell over, the kids forgot to turn off the bathtub faucet, the normally serene river down the road has burst its bank, or a 24-foot storm surge has wiped out your home, ..
(September 19, 2008)
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San Bernardino

The county of San Bernardino is located in sunny, southern California. This huge county, which spans over 20,000 square miles, consists of mountain, foothill, and desert communities. Though ..
(September 05, 2008)
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Hurricane Response Teams - Who Are These Responders?

What happens once a hurricane makes landfall and then slowly moves on? The various hurricane response teams spring into action. Like a well-oiled machine, these teams know their purpose and carry out .
(September 04, 2008)
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Yolo County Flooding

Yolo County, California has a history of flooding including levee breaks, Cache Creek overflows, and numerous floods along the waterways surrounding Yolo county communities such as Davis, Winters, ..
(August 31, 2008)
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Hurricane Gustav Cleanup Begins

The nation has learned a great deal since Hurricane Katrina set her sights on the City of New Orleans. A second monster, Hurricane Gustav, put the Gulf Coast on alert just three short years later. ..
(September 01, 2008)
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Perfect Conditions Make For Perfect Storms - How Hurricanes ..

If you've ever wondered why hurricanes arrive like clockwork during “hurricane season, " it's because conditions are just right. With the warm waters of late summer, low pressure systems, and ..
(September 02, 2008)
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The Insurance Claim Game

If you've never had to file an insurance claim, consider yourself lucky - in more ways than one. While it's terrific that you haven't suffered a loss significant enough to file a claim, you're also ..
(August 12, 2008)
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How to Boost Your Insurance Payout on Property Damage Claims

Filing property damage claims is a complex process that often results in the property owner being shortchanged. First and foremost, insurance companies are for-profit businesses. They aren't in the ..
(August 14, 2008)
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Do I Need Flood Insurance?

Did you know that your homeowners insurance does not cover water damage due to natural flooding? Overflowing rivers, tidal surges, city storm drain backups, and storm driven rain may flood your home ..
(August 05, 2008)
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 | Insurance/Flood | Visitors: 499

Does Your Insurance Policy Cover Mold Can a Rider Help You?

As most homeowner insurance policies go, mold is one of the few things (along with corrosion, rot, and fungus, etc. ) that are generally not covered unless it is the result of something that is ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Washing Machine Water Damage and Your Neighbors Ruptured Hose

It happened last night my neighbor's washing machine hose rupture in the middle of my perfect night sleep and flooded my unit and the unit below ours. If this sounds familiar too you, you are not ..
(June 22, 2008)
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How to Install a Water Filter and Not Get Water Damage

If your drinking water is not as clear as it used to be, maybe it's time to replace the water filter or add one. To do this without flooding out your home, consider this question. What is Teflon ..
(June 23, 2008)
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 | Home-Improvement/Plumbing | Visitors: 413

After the Flooding, Where Do We Start Cleaning Up the Water ..

Safety, the first consideration is safety before returning to your property check with the local authorities, and make sure it's safe to go home. Ask, do you need any identification to return to your .
(June 25, 2008)
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How the Little Things Add Up

It finally happened to you, your home got flooded, now what do you do? The first thing is to stop, get control and think. Number one your list is to locate all your family and animals that were in ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Is Water Damage Really a Part of Life?

For many of the residents up and down the Mississippi water damage is part of every day life, the natural flow of the river often brings its rain soaked water crashing over her banks and levees into ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Ever Heard of Software That Swaps Out Your Words?

A few months ago a friend, well better, a person I met on the web mentioned a software program that was really exciting to him. He thought it was the greatest thing on earth. The software would ..
(July 07, 2008)
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Mopping Up Water Damage

Whether your home or business has been swamped with floodwaters or has suffered a plumbing accident, mopping up the water and drying out the structure is a high priority. However, safety must come ..
(July 09, 2008)
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The Soggy Truth About Water Damage

Each year, the nightly news features images of swollen rivers, tidal surges, and water sweeping through communities. Cars float past the camera while all you can see are the rooftops of homes peeking .
(July 10, 2008)
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How to Get a Fair Insurance Settlement

Natural disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes, tornados, and floods have been making headlines. We've seen hundreds of homes go up in flames in southern California; thousands of homes battered by ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Navigating the Insurance Maze Like a Property Claims Pro

If you're home has been damaged by a covered homeowners insurance peril, you will need to file a claim with your homeowners insurance company. In a perfect world, you'd call an 800 number and a ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Water Damage and Solano County Flooding

Flooding in Solano County usually occurs fast and furiously with little warning. This is due to the geography of the area with populated communities such as Vallejo, Rio Vista, Fairfield, Vacaville, ..
(July 25, 2008)
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Fresno Flooding How to Deal With the Damage

Like many counties in northern and central California, Fresno County relies on a system of levees to hold back floodwaters. However, FEMA recently revised its flood maps. In Fresno County, most of ..
(July 26, 2008)
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