HIDDEN DANGER: BROKEN PIPES

WATER DAMAGE FROM BROKEN PIPES

Broken pipes can cause massive amounts of damage to our homes. Whether it’s from old pipes wearing out or poor maintenance, a broken pipe can devastate a home. Most homeowners’ insurance will cover the resulting water damage from a burst pipe but may not cover the damaged pipe itself.

With all the legal and insurance jargon in most insurance policies, homeowners can have a difficult time distinguishing what is specifically covered in their policies and how to handle a water damage claim from a broken pipe.

LET SENTRY HELP!

Understanding Your Water Damage Coverage

Sentry Public Adjusting will perform a FREE inspection and evaluation of the water damage from broken pipes in your home or business. The inspection process can be extensive because water damage can often be much more in-depth than it first appears.

If there is mold damage involved, Sentry Public Adjusting will take precautions to mitigate any further damage or contamination. Our inspection can be scheduled at your earliest convenience, and there is NO COST to you up front. We will properly evaluate all damages to ensure that you get the most compensation for your water damage claim. Our water damage adjustment services entail:

  • Reviewing the existing homeowners’ insurance policies to figure out coverages for the damages that have occurred.
  • Evaluating all losses, including building damages, the contents of the building and any additional expenses incurred.
  • Inspecting your home to estimate and substantiate all the damages. The estimator appointment is a vital part of the claim process.
  • Reopening a previously closed claim if any issues are found after the claim has been settled.
  • Determining all costs for repairing damages.
  • Calculating losses from any business interruptions and additional expense claims for businesses.
  • Presenting all documentation along with the water damage claim to your insurance company.
  • Negotiating with your insurance company on your behalf.
  • Working to get you compensation for any additional damages, such as mold damage.

What Is Sentry Public Adjusting’s Claim Adjustment Process?

Sentry Public Adjusting will perform a FREE inspection and evaluation of the water damage from broken pipes in your home or business. The inspection process can be extensive because water damage can often be much more in-depth than it first appears.

If there is mold damage involved, Sentry Public Adjusting will take precautions to mitigate any further damage or contamination. Our inspection can be scheduled at your earliest convenience, and there is NO COST to you up front. We will properly evaluate all damages to ensure that you get the most compensation for your water damage claim. Our water damage adjustment services entail:

 

  • Reviewing the existing homeowners’ insurance policies to figure out coverages for the damages that have occurred.
  • Evaluating all losses, including building damages, the contents of the building and any additional expenses incurred.
  • Inspecting your home to estimate and substantiate all the damages. The estimator appointment is a vital part of the claim process.
  • Reopening a previously closed claim if any issues are found after the claim has been settled.
  • Determining all costs for repairing damages.
  • Calculating losses from any business interruptions and additional expense claims for businesses.
  • Presenting all documentation along with the water damage claim to your insurance company.
  • Negotiating with your insurance company on your behalf.
  • Working to get you compensation for any additional damages, such as mold damage.

Broken Pipe Facts and Statistics

  • 250 gallons of water can be lost in one day from a 1/8 inch crack in a pipe.
  • Blocked pipes are one of the most common causes of pipes breaking.
  • Old pipes can burst and cause extensive damage.
  • Irregular maintenance of pipes is also a point of failure. If there is a problem and it isn’t addressed properly, it can lead to more damage in the future.
  • A leaking pipe can cause mold growth in the structure and lead to damage that goes unnoticed for some time.
  • Damage from mold due to a broken pipe may have to be covered in a separate insurance claim.
  • Excessive water pressure can also cause your pipes to erode and break.
  • Water damage claims have increased by 46% in the last 5 years in Florida.

Sentry Public Adjusting has an extensive history of dealing with water damage claims from varying sources. We’ve seen everything from denied water damage insurance claims to hefty mold damage claims from broken pipes. Sentry Public Adjusting will help you get the most compensation for your water damage claim from broken pipes.

Water Damage from Broken Pipes Can Cause Mold​

When a pipe bursts, the damage it causes can usually be seen immediately. The water can damage everything it touches. While the mess can typically be cleaned, once certain household materials (such as drywall) become wet, they can start to grow mold.

Mold can cause serious health concerns in your home or business. Mold cannot be completely removed because it is naturally occurring. Even attempting to clean the mold can put you at risk if you aren’t using the safest methods.

You need a professional to handle water damage and mold damage, especially when it comes to pipes. Depending on where the water is coming from, it can be contaminated. There are different levels of water contamination, but all should be left to professionals. If you have water damage from a broken pipe or other source, contact Sentry Public Adjusting for a free inspection. We’re here to walk you through the water damage claim process.

 

Why Should You Choose Sentry Public Adjusting?

Sentry Public Adjusting knows the hassle and paperwork that accompanies filing a claim with your homeowners’ insurance company. We can take most of the weight off your shoulders and advocate for you to get maximum compensation.

We will do whatever it takes to make your house a home again.

Why Should You Choose Sentry Public Adjusting?

Sentry Public Adjusting knows the hassle and paperwork that accompanies filing a claim with your homeowners’ insurance company. We can take most of the weight off your shoulders and advocate for you to get maximum compensation.

 We will do whatever it takes to make your house a home again.

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