Steps to Prevent a Water Claim

The leading cause of claims filed in the State of Florida is generally related to water damage. Below are a few preventive measures you can take today to significantly reduce your damage:

  • Know where your home’s main water shut off valve is located and ensure it is in proper working order.
  • Label the main water shut off valve so others may find it quickly in case of an emergency.
  • Consider purchasing a water detection device from your local hardware store or from a local vendor.

When Loss Occurs…

  • Immediately turn off the water source to prevent further damage
  • Report your loss as soon as it is safe to do so
  • Move personal property to a dry location
  • Avoid throwing anything away until an adjuster has visited your home. Taking photos is highly recommended when filing a claim.


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