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Storm Damage Repair For Minnesota Homeowners

August 19, 2010

Storm Damage Restoration For Minnesota Homeowners

After the storms that have passed through Minnesota this year, many homes have been left with significant property damage that is difficult for homeowners to discover or evaluate.

Professional Storm Damage Repair Contractors use the cutting edge software of Xactimate.  Insurance companies across the country recalculate the pricing for Storm Damage Restoration repairs on a quarterly basis.  The best way to stay up to speed with the constant changing in pricing is to be working on the same platform as the Insurance companies.  This is done with a software program called Xactimate.

This can make the process of working with your insurance adjusters hassle free by working with them directly for you with Xactimate, the industry standard software for Insurance Companies/Adjusters.

A Minnesota roofing contractor that is knowledgeable in storm restoration can assist you with the Insurance claim process including:

* Initiate claim
* Claim paper work
* Detailed estimate
* Meet with adjuster
* Negotiate the scope and cost of repairs with insurance company
* Arrange proper payment from insurance company to property owner

A Minnesota roofing contractor can assist you in filing your claim and work directly with your insurance company to help you through a very trying time.  Working on the same platform as the Insurance Adjusters allows storm damage repair contractors to work efficiently with the Insurance companies ensuring you, the homeowner, are receiving the proper funds for your restoration project.

When storms have damaged your property, find a Rapid Response Team that can be dispatched at a moments notice.


Filing An Insurance Claim For Your Roofing Project In Minnesota

August 12, 2010

Storm Damage Repair MN

Property owners with storm damage every year learn that it is never a good idea to allow insurance adjusters to inspect your property for damage without an experienced storm damage insurance recovery and restoration specialist present during the inspection.  With an experienced team of hail storm damage restoration experts on your side, you can be sure they know how to identify the damage and make sure to get you paid.  If you have already filed a claim but an adjuster has not yet inspected your property — call an expert right now so that they can be there when your property is inspected.  If an adjuster has already inspected your property, they will review your insurance company’s findings to make sure that you will be paid for all incurred damages.

Maximize Your Insurance Claim For Roof Storm Damage

August 10, 2010

Dealing With Your Insurance Company After Storm Damage

Insurance companies know that property owners who experience hail storm damage are anxious to file their insurance claim.  They will often try to rush your claim through the system in the hopes that you will accept their findings at face value.  This costs property owners like you millions of dollars each year in underpaid or denied claims for legitimate hail damages.

Filing Your Insurance Claim

If you have not yet filed a claim, do so immediately.  There is a limited time in which to file your storm damage claim. When a claim is filed, make sure a MN hail damage and Insurance Claim Negotiation Expert is present to protect your interests when the insurance adjuster inspects your property.

Was Your Home Damaged In Any Of The Recent Hailstorms?

August 3, 2010

Hail Damage Minnesota

Hail storms have hit again and have caused significant damage to thousands of homes.

Living in Minnesota, we are all familiar with the extreme weather our beloved state can create.  Every year we experience a wide range of temperatures, weather conditions and of course POWERFUL thunderstorms and severe storms of all varieties.  The punishing storms that can leave the exterior of your home damaged are Hail Storms and Wind Storms. This results in red tape and paperwork from the insurance companies.

The Following Cities Experienced Hail and Wind Damage in the July 17th Storms.

  • Mound, Minnistrista, St. Bonifacius, Watertown, Cold Spring, St Martin, Kimball, Nicholas, Buffalo, Annandale, Staples, Little Falls, Winona, Hokah, Motley, Wadena, Kingston

The Cities Below Experienced Hail Damage in Excess of 1 Inch Along with Wind Damage in the June 25th Storms.

  • Golden Valley, Cottage Grove, Plymouth, St Paul, South St Paul, West St Paul, Inver Grove Heights.

The following cities in Minnesota experienced hail in excess of 1 Inch along with wind damage in the June 17th Storm 2010.  Get expert help with your hail damage claim from a MN hail damage and Insurance Claim Negotiation Expert.

  • Hackensack, Bemidji, Millerville, St. James, Bena, Gibbon, Blue Earth, South Haven, Winstead, St Augusta, Clear Lake, Medellia, East Grand Forks, St Cloud, Montecello, St Peter, Elk River, Buffalo, Pemberton, Rush City, Swatara, Mankato, Lake Crystal, Palmer Township

If your home is located in an area that was hit this year by hail, call a reliable storm damage expert to get a free damage analysis to see if your roof qualifies for a possible full roof replacement. Time is not on your side however so call right away to have roofing expert look at your roofs condition.  Get help Filing an Insurance Claim for your Roofing Project today!

More Severe Storms For Minnesota Homeowners

July 20, 2010

Severe Storms Drop Tornadoes and Hail In Cold Spring, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Mn in the news again.  Strong storms delivered another hit to parts of Minnesota including Cold Spring, Minnesota area on Saturday.

Strong thunderstorms ripped through central Minnesota Saturday afternoon.  It started in Stearns County where 4.25″ sized hail dropped near Cold Spring, MN, that has resulted in widespread damage.  Golf ball sized hail was reported.

The insidious nature of hail damage is that it may pose no immediate threat to the structural integrity of the roof.  However, many insurance companies have a “statute of limitations” of how long a hail claim is viable.  If you have experienced a loss such as hail damage, it is prudent to take care of the problem in a timely manner before it leads to other associated problems.

If your roof has any damage what-so-ever you have a VALID insurance claim and should file with your insurance company.  Insurance companies can not cancel your policy for a disaster related claim.

If you are wondering if your property has been damaged by the recent Minnesota hailstorm, contact a reliable roofing contractor that can help you identify and repair damage to hail damaged roofs.

Watertown, Minnesota Hail Rating Of 5.0

July 20, 2010

The hail that hit Watertown, Minnesota had a hail impact rating of 5.0.

Authorities have confirmed a number of tornado touchdowns across Minnesota, including one in Watertown, Minnesota that has resulted in widespread damage.  The line of storms dropped large hail across central Minnesota with a Hail Impact Rating of 5.0

There were reports of hail from 1 ½ inches and in excess of 4 inches in diameter.  The tornado was rated as a category EF5 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, which measures tornado strength.  The scale ranks tornadoes from 0 to 5, with 0 being the weakest and 5 being the strongest. The rankings are based upon damage caused by the storms, according to the weather service.

Hail damage repairs are likely necessary for property owners in Watertown as a result of this storm.  If your home has sustained hail or storm damage in the Watertown, Minnesota area, contact a qualified roofing contractor today!  A qualified roofer will asses and adequately document that damage exists and be your advocate throughout the entire insurance claim and repair process.

July 17 Tornadoes Batter Watertown, Minnesota

July 19, 2010

July 17 Hail Storm Damage In Minnesota…Again

June 17th, 2010

Tornadoes are among the most devastating and awesome local storms that occur on Earth.  Once again, just 1 month after the devastating June 17 damage to Minnesota homeowners, another 7 tornadoes were reported in Minnesota.  There were reports of hail from 1 ½ inches and in excess of 4 inches in diameter.

The storm moved through Wright County producing a possible tornado near the town of Kingston at approximately 4:15 p.m.  Another tornado touchdown was reported two miles southwest of Watertown, just after 5 p.m.

Threatening wall clouds were spotted from Watertown to Waconia.  There were no immediate reports of injuries but damage is being reported, including numerous homes with roof damage and trees knocked down across parts of the metro.

If your roof has been damaged by a storm whether by wind, hail or rain, contact a reliable storm damage repair expert to provide you with  immediate assistance.  It is crucial that you find a credible contractor that is trained in storm damage insurance negotiation.

Hail Damage Repair Golden Valley, Minnesota

June 30, 2010

Golden Valley Minnesota was located in the heart of the most recent MN hail storm.  Golf ball sized hail (1-3/4″) was spotted in the Minneapolis, St. Paul metro area on June 25th, 2010.  Hail of this size can cause extensive damage to cars, crops and many components of a properties exterior including roofing, siding, gutters and windows.

The storm passed through the Twin Cities metro area at 7 p.m. reports of power outages and downed trees ranged from as far East as Cottage Grove, Minnesota to Orono, MN on the west edge of the metro area.

If your home was damaged by the recent storm in Golden Valley, Minnesota, and need to file an insurance claim, contact a reliable roofing contractor that has experience in storm damage repair and restoration.

Filing insurance claims and working with your insurance agent and the company adjuster can be a nightmare. Find someone who can assist you in filing your claim and work directly with your insurance company to help you through a very trying time.  Below we have provided a list of “quick links” to several of the major insurance providers and their respective insurance claim pages.  You can quickly review their policies and guidelines.

Here is a list of the most common Roofing Insurance Claim Companies.

American Family Insurance


Erie Insurance
General Casuality
Rural Mutual
State Farm
West Bend Mutual

June 17th to 26th Severe Storm Damage In Golden Valley, Minnesota

June 30, 2010

The ten day period from June 17th through the 26th was a very active one across a large portion of the Midwest.  Minnesota had started the severe weather season fairly quiet, with only one documented tornado prior to June 17th.  However, after one of the most tornadic events in recorded Minnesota history on the 17th, an active stretch of weather persisted for the next week and a half.

If your home has sustained hail or storm damage in the Golden Valley, Minnesota area, contact a qualified roofing contractor today!  A qualified roofer will asses and adequately document that damage exists and be your advocate throughout the entire insurance claim and repair process.

Storm Report Update as of 6/29/2010:

Clean Up After Minnesota Tornadoe Damage

June 23, 2010

Minnesota Tornadoes: Almora Albert Lea and Wadena Worst Affected

Minnesota was left in a bad shape after a series of Tornadoes ripped through the area, killing three and injuring scores. The storms went wild forcing several homes, trees, and power lines to the ground.  Hardest hit was the town of Wadena doing major damage to numerous houses and farm buildings across the state.

If your home was damaged in the latest Minnesota storm, it is important that you understand the insurance process.  Severe storms and hail race through the Twin Cities Metro area and Western Wisconsin every year.  You may have damage to your home and not even know it.  The best way to protect your home’s investment is through a qualified inspection. Even if you only feel you have minor damage, call for a free no obligation inspection.  A qualified inspection greatly increases your leverage with the insurance company.  Your insurance pays for the repairs, less the deductible.  Most home owners do not realize that there may be storm damage to their roof, siding, gutters, windows, deck, or air conditioner. Make sure you maintain the value of your largest investment.