Fire Damage Prevention
Fire Season Preparation – save time, money and peace of mind…
Nobody wants to think about “life after fire”, but if/when it does happen people are always forced to live out the aftermath. Losing everything is disheartening to say the least but imagine trying to explain your losses to an insurance agency that views your claim as just another pay out. To minimize guess work on behalf of your insurance company and allow you the confidence when submitting your claim…
Scott Says, “Take video inventory of everything you own of any value at all.”
On a yearly basis a video (I like the week after Christmas) inventory of your personal property with a digital cam recorder, this will provide rock solid evidence for your insurance company in the event of a loss. This video catalog system will help enable you and your adjuster in processing your claim more efficiently and effectively. Remember to store your video media file in a fire proof safe or an offsite safe deposit box. Try to save receipts of your personal property items along with this documentation.
Summer is here; is getting ready for fire season part of you summer list? Resources can be found at Cal Fire website
“BEING READY—WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS: Being Ready for wildfire starts with maintaining an adequate defensible space and by hardening your home by using fire resistant building materials. Defensible space is the buffer you create by removing dead plants, grass and weeds. This buffer helps to keep the fire away from your home. Hardening your home means using construction materials that can help your home withstand flying embers finding weak spots in the construction, which can result in your house catching fire. It takes the combination of both Defensible space and the hardening of your home to really give your house the best chance of surviving a wildfire.”