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Understanding Smoke Damage

Smoke damage following a fire can be deceptive—beyond the visible soot and char, its impact stretches to the very air you breathe and the unseen crevices of your space. Understanding issues around smoke damage is critical, as it assures homeowners and business proprietors that the steps they take toward restoration are grounded in informed decisions.
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Flood Insurance vs Hurricane Insurance

Florida's unique climate and geographical location make it a paradise for those who love the sun, sand, and sea. However, these same factors can also make understanding insurance coverage a complex task for Florida homeowners.
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Your Options When the Insurance Company Chooses to Repair

If your property has been damaged, the insurance company may reimburse you for the cost of repairs or replacement. The replacement cost value usually reimburses the property owner for the price of labor and materials to rebuild their property from scratch.
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New Florida Property Insurance Legislation

With the passing of Senate Bill 2A, Florida legislators took the property insurance market in the state and made several changes supposedly focused on speeding up the process of filing and settling a claim. As a result, most provisions of SB 2A are now in place. While the legislation speeds up the claims process, at the same time prevents what the creators of the law call “frivolous litigation and fraudulent claims” against insurers.
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Hurricane Ian Damage and Insurance Claims

Hurricane Ian recently ravaged Florida from Sanibel Island, Fort Myers, and Cape Coral, up through the middle of the state all the way up to Orlando and Daytona Beach. It is an unprecedented event that has left many homeowners facing substantial damage.
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What Can You Do when Insurance Underpays Your Claim?

Every month, part of your mortgage payment goes into your escrow account to cover your homeowner’s insurance. If you own your house outright, you probably set money aside frequently to pay your annual homeowner’s insurance premium, which could cost hundreds or possibly thousands of dollars.
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