What to do after a flood causes damage to your home

Posted on Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 at 5:10 pm    

Flooding can all too easily ruin a home, whether caused by a natural disaster or plumbing leak. From water damage to mildew and other damages, flooding can make a home inhabitable. Fortunately, when a person has home and flood insurance, they can typically get their home restored. In order to make sure that a homeowner gets the insurance coverage that he or she is owed, though, they should consider keeping the following in mind:

  • Conduct an initial check to determine what was damaged
  • Seek a specialist who will inspect the home or call the adjuster to evaluate the damage of the home
  • Flooded homes usually need intensive restoration like water extraction, disposing of totally damaged items in the house, and mold prevention/removal

Having your home damaged by a flood can be stressful, especially if you are struggling to get your insurance company to provide the coverage you believe you are owed. If you are dealing with such a situation in Dallas, a lawyer from Smith Kendall, PLLC, may be able to help you get the money you are seeking. Call us at 214-361-6124.