What is Large Loss?

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair, Insurance Restoration

A disaster has hit your home or business and left behind an excessive amount of damage. In the blink of an eye, you’ve lost your property and belongings. You’re also potentially looking at spending a large amount of money and time on repairs and renovations. Because of the extent of the damage, you will most likely be looking at a …

Who Pays For Emergency Restoration Services?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

Payment for Emergency Restoration Services This is a question that plagues many of our clients seeking emergency restoration services. We are almost always called after some type of sudden, accidental incident that damages someone’s home or business. This might be a fire of some type or maybe a water heater failed and there is water damage. It is undeniable that …

Can a Restoration Contractor Help with Insurance Contents Coverage ?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

Do You Understand Insurance Contents Coverage? The wоrd “mitigаtе” in the property insurance world mеаnѕ рrоtесting your рrореrty from furthеr dаmаgеs. Thiѕ саn invоlvе рlасing tarps over dаmаgеd rооfing, removing damaged contents, рumрing wаtеr оut оf уоur hоmе оr оthеr tеmроrаrу repairs. Cоѕtѕ fоr temporary rераirѕ to protect уоur рrореrtу аrе соvеrеd in уоur policy.

Can I Live in My House While The Water Damage is Drying Out?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

My Water Heater just flooded my house, can I live in my house while the water damage is drying out? This is a question that we hear quite often. When something drastic happens like this, or there’s severe damage from a storm or anything like that, it affects the family. There’s just no way around it. Water damage must be …

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Why is Structural Drying Important in Your Home or Business?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

What Is a Typical Progression of Work for Structural Drying? When it comes to structural drying, every water damage project is the same in some areas and is different in others. In our last article we attempted to explain, in general terms, what structural drying means. Structural drying mainly refers to drying out the building materials that have absorbed the …

Water Extraction – Can I live in my house while it’s drying out?

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

Water Extraction After Flooding In My Home What a Mess! If the recent disasters of Hurricane Katrina or Superstorm Sandy taught us anything, they taught us just how tedious and dangerous water damage clean up can be. Water extraction is the number one priority after a storm such as these as the flood damage restoration and water damage repairs become …