Tips for filing an insurance claim after severe storm damage

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) – If you have damage from the Tropical Storm Michael, or any weather event for that matter, here are a few tips to make the insurance filing claim easier:

  • The earlier you file your claim the better.
  • If you need to, it is okay to make temporary repairs to make your home livable while you wait on your claim to be filled.
  • Ask questions like: is the damage covered and how long it will take to fill the claim?
  • Do not forget to write down your claim number.
  • Be prepared to accurately describe the damage to your insurer.
  • Make sure you photograph any damage.
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