Along the Florida Gulf Coast, we are all too familiar with severe weather. In fact, it seems like yesterday that Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on the Florida Panhandle; many churches are still rebuilding. At Beacon Insurance Agency, our mission is to help you before, during, and after severe weather.
To Do Now: Secure Important Records
When severe weather is close, it’s easy to overlook what’s on the inside of the Northwest Florida church, school or nonprofit. After all, the focus is on shelter and securing the property. However, as outlined in a recent severe weather bulletin by the AWFUMC, steps to secure important documents, records and data are one of the most important tasks to do beforehand. Examples include historical documents or drawings. Download the bulletin here.
To Do Later: 3 Tips for Handling Severe Weather Claims
Here along the Panhandle, we are right in the middle of hurricane season. What does this mean for churches, private schools, and nonprofits? Likely, you have well prepared your property for the storms. Wind, rain and falling objects cause thousands of dollars in damages. But, how do you best handle a claim should your property incur damage? Here are 3 tips for handling property claims that result from severe weather from AmWins Group.
- Notify your agent as soon as possible. At Beacon Insurance Agency, we are ready to take your call.
- Keep ALL receipts for ALL repairs you do as a result of this claim.
- Do Not make any permanent repairs to the damages until after the insurance adjuster has given their written assessment.
At Beacon Insurance Agency, the difference is in our expertise. Call us today if we can be of service.