Common Colorado Insurance Claims for Fall

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The arrival of Fall brings cooler days and a collective excitement for the upcoming holidays. Unfortunately, the drop in temperature and festive hustle-and-bustle can also result in an increase in certain types of insurance claims. Knowing the most common types of insurance claims filed in the fall can help you protect yourself against seasonal risks.  Top 4 Fall Insurance Claims in Colorado 1. Water Damage Water damage from freezing pipes is one of the most common insurance claims filed in colder weather. Inspect your plumbing system and irrigation system for signs of damage and make repairs as soon as possible. Take steps to...

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Filing a Fire Damage Insurance Claim

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If you have been the victim of a home fire, such as the devastation that occurred recently after the Marshall Fire in Boulder county, filing an insurance claim may be the last thing on your mind. However, once you and your loved ones have reached a safe location, it is imperative that you contact your insurance company as soon as possible. The sooner you do this, the sooner you can receive much-needed settlement money and begin the recovery process.  Contacting Your Insurance Company For starters, you will want to contact your homeowners insurance carrier. This is the particular type of insurance under...

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What Should You Do After a House Fire?

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The destruction of your home after a fire can be a devastating experience. Loss of precious objects, memories, and, in the worst cases, loss of life can leave those affected wondering which direction to turn.  If you have been the victim of a home fire, keep these steps in mind as you recover from the event.  1. Get to Safety The first thing you need to prioritize is your safety and that of your loved ones. Never assume your home is safe to enter after a fire, even if the damage seems minimal. Stay with friends or family until other arrangements can be...

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