Common Misconceptions About Restoration

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Common Misconceptions About Restoration

OC Convention Ctr (5)After your home has been subjected to a catastrophe, you may hear many misconceptions about the restoration procedure. However, don’t believe everything you’re told, unless it’s coming from a specialized expert in insurance restoration in Florida.

The FLA-CAT professional team of restoration experts can recognize misconceptions and misinformation in order to prioritize mitigation so that the expense accompanying damage after a disaster stays low. Mitigation stops further damage when it is[..]Read More

Do You Need Renter’s Insurance?

4-4-11 154If you are renting a home or apartment, you may think that any damage will be covered by the owner’s insurance. Though homeowner’s insurance will cover structural damage to your living space, it will not cover your belongings and property. To protect yourself if your home is burglarized or damaged, you need renter’s insurance.

You Own More Than You Think You Do

Take a look around your living space. What would it take to replace everything if there were a fire tonight? Imagine your l[..]Read More

What to Look for in an Insurance Restoration Company and How to Choose One

Fires, storms, flooding, and sinkholes can devastate a home or business and leave the owner with thousands of dollars in repair costs. Luckily, those with restoration insurance can find some relief in these dire situations. Residents of Orlando, FL are not exempt from these damages. If you’re looking for a trustworthy insurance restoration company in Orlando, here are a few things you should consider:

Internet Research

Before making any calls or final decisions, shop around online. See which companies are best for your situation and read online reviews for the company in question. If you see any ads or receive any referrals for an insurance company search them as well.

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Types of Smoke Damage

House fires are devastating.  Once you get over the initial shock, it's important to stay as positive as possible and take action.  When it comes to assessing what's left behind, be mindful of the different kinds of damage, visible and non-visible, that affect your family’s health and safety.  Often times, there's damage done to a home even when it isn’t burnt by the flames.

Two Kinds of Damage

When it comes to smoke damage, there are two different but equally harmful and destructive types: visible soot and invisible odor/residue.

There are a variety of different forms of soot, many of which can be cleaned up. Dry smoke, or the result of a fast bur[..]Read More

Let the Professionals Save Your Home and Give You Peace of Mind

Dealing with the aftermath of a natural disaster or catastrophic event can be devastating. Not only do you have to figure out what is salvageable, you also have to figure out how to start over again. Even though it's natural for you to feel upset, now is not the time for you to let your emotions get the best of you. If you feel lost and unsure of what to do next, it may be time for you to hire an insurance restoration company in Florida.

Choose an Insurance Restoration Company That Has Experience

You need to choose a company that specializes in the type of damage your home has encountered. This will ensure that your home and possessions receive the care they deserve. By choosing a company that specia[..]Read More

Hurricane Sales Tax Period

A proposed piece of legislation up for consideration in the Florida State House of Representatives would eliminate the state sales tax on storm equipment and supplies for a period at the beginning of hurricane season.

Entitled, the Hurricane Sales-Tax Holiday (HB 567), this piece of legislation’s sponsor is Rep. Matt Gaetz, a Republican from Fort Walton Beach. The House Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee cleared the proposal unanimously, and it has the strong support of Florida Governor Rick Scott. The proposal will likely be included in a package of economic measures along with tax relief for back-to-school purchases and for energy-efficient appliances.

Here are some facts you should know about this proposed legislation:

Scientists Fear “Hurricane Amnesia” in Florida Residents

There is an old saying – “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” This applies to several areas of life, however Florida residents may be forgetting that it also applies to the weather; specifically, hurricane season. Hurricanes are more than just seasonal storms – they can be devastating, sometimes fatal weather events. Despite this, scientists have noticed a disturbing trend among Florida residents in terms of their hurricane preparation – or lack thereof.

2013 brought with it another relatively quiet hurricane season, marking the 8th year since a hurricane higher than a category 2 made landfall in the United States. While this news is great for home and business owners, scientists are wary that this extended dry spell will result in a case of “h[..]Read More

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