Hamtil Construction LLC
Hamtil Construction LLC
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Storm Damage? Here are 10 guidelines to hire a contractor after a natural disaster.


Millions of people have been affected by Hurricane Sandy over the past few days. Our hearts and thoughts go out to everyone in the wake of the storm. If you did suffer storm damage, you will need to address the situation quickly. However, please use caution and avoid any hasty decisions that could result in becoming "burned" by a bad contractor. Here are a few tips on how to proceed:
1. Contact your
Before you remove or alter the damage, document it with photos and contact your insurance carrier.
Before you remove or alter the damage, document it with photos and contact your insurance carrier.

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  • Amanda Archer
    on Apr 26, 2014

    Much obliged for this post Hamtil, it has helped to make ato-do list. Also I think we should askour insurer to check for insurance related to storm resistant installations. These alpha windows and doors protect yourhome and family from strong winds and flying debris. And being insured, they really help youmonetarily.For more information, please visit-http://www.alphaimpactwindows.com/

  • Kerry Schupp
    on May 7, 2015

    The first person I will call is of course an insurance company as every homeowner's policy covers hurricane or wind insurance. I would prefer to hire a public adjuster like from ISA Claims to get maximum claim settlement value of the loss. http://isaclaims.com/

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