Securing a Damaged Home
- Call your insurance agent and ask about immediate protection you can take. Do not do anything without talking to your agent; it could affect
- Your reasonable expenses to protect your property are part of the loss and are generally reimbursed by insurance companies.
- Arrange to have doors, windows and other areas secured against unauthorized entry to ensure that no further damage occurs to the structure or contents.
- Read our articles on Hiring a Contractor and Hiring Damage Restorers to learn more about what to look for when hiring a professional and provides tips on
questions to ask.