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The Practice of Unlicensed Public Adjusting by Contractors

The Practice of Unlicensed Public Adjusting by Contractors

Has your home or commercial property suffered damages, leaving you needing to file an insurance claim? If anyone has told you to hire a contractor to handle the process for you – they are 100% wrong. A contractor cannot handle your insurance claim, nor can they help you settle it. The only people who can…

Do I Have to Use Insurance Company Contractors?

When filing a homeowner’s insurance claim, your insurance company or agency may recommend preferred vendors that they have done business with in the past. Most homeowners are curious as to whether or not they have to use their insurance company’s contractors – the simple answer is no. The very first thing to keep in mind…

Beware of Contractors Offering Homeowners A “Free Roof”

Palm Beach County Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association CONSUMER ADVISORY BULLETIN For the past few years, South Florida homeowners have been solicited by an increasing number of scam operators, offering to install a new roof on their house for the settlement amount they obtain from the insurance company. As the October 24, 2010 deadline…