The damage from a roof leak can be devastating. That’s true whether the damage is focused on just one room or the structure is a total loss because of a catastrophic water leak.
This is because roof leaks are a serious concern. Leaks undermine the stability of the framework, and this means that the integrity of your home or office may be at stake.
When your roof is leaking, it’s imperative that it be repaired ASAP.
Frequently, the first sign of a roof leak is a water stain on the ceiling or wall. They are typically ringed with an ugly brown color and can be difficult to see when located in dark corners. The leak could be pretty significant, even though the stain may be small.
The signs of a leaky roof may also be seen on the building’s exterior. Check under the roofline; if you see water spots, then your roof’s flashing may be failing. Similarly, if you notice any moss or mold on exterior walls, a leak may be to blame.
Do you see any missing shingles when you look up at your roof? If so, then you may be experiencing a leaky roof. Get it checked out immediately to prevent further damage.
In general, insurance policies cover a selection of hazards that might cause a roof to leak. But if given the opportunity, insurance companies prefer to deny roof leak claims every time. They may claim that your roof is too old, especially if it’s been in place for 20 years or more. Alternatively, they may say that you were responsible for the damage because of a missing shingle that didn’t get replaced.
No matter what excuse the insurance company gives, we can review your policy to determine what may actually be covered.
As Florida’s biggest property damage claim firm, our legal professionals only represent home and business owners, not insurance companies. Which means we are dedicated to fighting for you. Contact Your Insurance Attorney before contacting your insurance company if you have a leaky roof.
In fact, it is probably wise to contact us even before you call your insurance agent.
This ensures that you can trust us to fully investigate your property damage as well as the causes of the roof leak. We also review your insurance policy and fight tirelessly to get you the settlement you may deserve.
What’s more, we don’t get paid a penny unless your claim is successful.
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