The First Thing that Commercial Property Owners Need to do

One of the first steps to making sure an insurance claim is resolved as soon as possible starts before you even file the insurance claim. Reviewing and understanding the language in your policy is critical to acting as a good self-advocate against the insurance company and it can speed up the claims process as well.  [...]

The First Thing that Commercial Property Owners Need to do2022-01-08T00:01:10+00:00

With Current Supply Chain Issues, You May Need an Insurance Extension

Many insurance companies allow one full calendar year to complete a restoration project. While that was previously enough time to finish said projects, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues with the global supply chain, insurance extensions are a lot more common now than they ever have been in recent history.   So what do [...]

With Current Supply Chain Issues, You May Need an Insurance Extension2022-01-07T23:58:12+00:00

What is the Co-Insurance Rule?

   In the insurance industry, Co-insurance is a provision that states an insurance company must pay a percentage of the value of your dwelling. The percentage the insurance company generally covers is 80% and the policyholder covers 20%. It is very important to review your insurance policy and ask your insurance company for details [...]

What is the Co-Insurance Rule?2022-01-07T23:54:34+00:00

Why You Should Contact a Public Adjuster Right Away When Filing a Claim

 Sometimes, Public Adjusters are contacted by a person who has already started their claims process. Although this is common, it is not exactly ideal. Many policyholders don’t have experience filing an actual insurance claim, therefore they may do or say something that allows the insurance company to place the blame on them or deny [...]

Why You Should Contact a Public Adjuster Right Away When Filing a Claim2022-01-07T23:49:30+00:00

Filing a Claim for Water Damage as a Property Manager

 Water damage claims are some of the most common insurance claims for property managers. Water damage can occur due to multiple things such as clogged toilets, backed-up tubs, burst pipes, and even external water seeping into your home from the outside.  Many policyholders assume that their insurance company has their best interest in mind [...]

Filing a Claim for Water Damage as a Property Manager2022-01-07T23:46:09+00:00

Filing Insurance Claims for Vandalism

 Vandalism to rental properties can be a pretty common occurrence as a property manager. Oftentimes, tenants that you assumed would take good care of a house or apartment end up causing significant damage and leaving you to clean up the mess. The first thing that you should do if serious vandalism is found is [...]

Filing Insurance Claims for Vandalism2022-01-07T23:42:58+00:00

Xactimate and Supply Chain Issues

As with many other sectors, the insurance and restoration business is interwoven with multiple different sectors all across the global economy. Within the past two years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the rising cost of building materials, inflation, labor shortages, and delays in the supply chain have become increasingly more common and affect all aspects [...]

Xactimate and Supply Chain Issues2022-01-07T23:43:29+00:00

Top 5 Mistakes for Business Owners Filing an Insurance Claim

  Owning a business can be one of the most challenging yet rewarding ventures of someone’s career. Running a business or property can be extremely time-consuming. The last thing you want to do is read over insurance policy language and update any necessary changes, but that could be the thing that saves you time, money, [...]

Top 5 Mistakes for Business Owners Filing an Insurance Claim2022-01-07T23:37:05+00:00

Why Filing an Insurance Claim Without a Public Adjuster is a Risk

Why you may want to seek assistance from a public adjuster Before going to details, let’s beat around the bush a little. That way, you may find out about the dangers waiting for you beforehand. Well, there are three kinds of public adjuster available. They are: Company adjuster Independent adjuster Public adjuster A company adjuster [...]

Why Filing an Insurance Claim Without a Public Adjuster is a Risk2021-05-09T00:51:04+00:00

Reopening businesses face high liability insurance premiums

Companies beginning to reopen across the country may face premium rate hikes for third-party liability insurance as insurers weigh the risks of novel coronavirus contagion in industries with higher levels of personal contact. Nearly two months after many non-essential businesses were forced to shutter their doors, provincial governments have begun to give the green light [...]

Reopening businesses face high liability insurance premiums2021-04-22T16:09:52+00:00