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damage
damaged cast iron pipes
The remaining homes with cast iron pipes were built in 1985 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. These pipes are meant to last about 50 years give or take.
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When parking your car in a risky area you always have to consider the possible vandalism that might occur such as keyed cars, broken windows, and smashed headlights.
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drain pipe
Thousands of South Florida homes are suffering back-ups through toilets, sinks, showers, and bathtubs from broken cast iron drain lines. The life expectancy for cast iron is approximately 50 to 60 years. As a result, several homes built prior to the installation of PVC piping are experiencing these problems. If drain water overflows your sink,...
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flood
Interior floor tiles often suffer damage from a covered loss however the damage itself may not be obvious to the untrained eye. For example, in the unfortunate event of moisture intrusion beneath a floor or wall tile from a plumbing leak or roof leak, the mortar adhesion may be compromised. This will cause the tile...
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camera
Photographs are always a great tool to show your insurance company the damages as they were when the event happened. Photographs are especially important should you need to complete repairs prior to the insurance company having an opportunity to inspect the property. This occurrence happens regularly in rental properties where tenants need their residences repaired...
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roof tiles
Hurricanes and other windstorms often cause damage to your roof tiles that may not immediately manifest themselves into apparent or visible damage. This could occur do to uplift pressures on the roof systems compromising the structural integrity of the system while staying invisible to the untrained eye. This phenomenon is well described by Florida Engineer,...
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Most property insurance policies require “physical loss or damage” to insured property as a threshold requirement for coverage. In most property damage losses, this requirement is easily met. Fires, hurricanes, and tornadoes will cause, among other things, structural damage to the building while plumbing line ruptures will warp floors, baseboards, cabinets, and walls. There may...
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