How do I know the true cost of water extraction, flood water cleanup, damage repair, or even file a claim? How would I know what proper tools to get the work completed on my own? Here are 5 questions to ask yourself before you go to the hardware store or even have your neighbor come to do the flood cleanup for you at a discounted rate.
Q: Do you know if the claim is covered?
A: Coverage of water damage depends on the insurance company, but most insurance carriers do not cover water damage that enters the home subsurface. Usually there is coverage if the water comes from the home plumbing system and does not enter the home through the foundation. Most water damage repair is covered if it originates from a broken pipe or a leak in the plumbing.
Q: What is the amount of your deductable?
A: Call your Insurance agent. Find out what your flood damage insurance deductible is. This is the part of the flood damage repairs that you will be responsible to pay. If the water damage is small, the cost may not be more than the deductible and you will not need to file a claim.
Q: Who can you call for an estimate of the flood cleanup, repair, restoration of the damage the water has made in your beautiful home?
A: Royal Water Damage will give you a free estimate for your flood cleanup, water damage repair. Most disaster restoration companies charge by square foot for each service needed to clean up your water damage. There are standard prices that are accepted by the insurance companies. At Royal Water Damage we guarantee to match the insurance company’s estimate so you have no out of pocket expenses for the cleanup of your flood restoration.
Q: Do you have the proper tools to get the work done yourself?
A: Sometimes there are small floods in your home that you can handle yourself. If at any time you are not sure that you can handle it give us a call 215-657-2444 and we will be there with all the proper equipment. We can give you a free estimate and scope of work that can assist you in making that decision.
Q: How soon can a disaster cleanup restoration company be at my home to help me with the water damage?
A: Our Certified Technicians will be at your home within 45 minutes. We know how important it is to get the water off your floors and furniture. It can cause some serious damage if left sitting.
Standard flood damage cleanup includes the following:
● Water extraction