Have storm damage? Here's what to do next - wistv.com - Columbia, South Carolina

Have storm damage? Here's what to do next

Damage due to Friday's storms in NE Columbia  (Source: Robbie Martin) Damage due to Friday's storms in NE Columbia (Source: Robbie Martin)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

If you experience damage from wind or hail, the South Carolina Insurance News Service recommends you contact your insurance company or agent as soon as possible. The contact information should be located on the policy. 

For car, home, or business owners who have damage from the storm, here are some tips for filing an insurance claim:

  • Survey the damage and notify your insurance agent or company of any losses.  Be sure to leave contact information for when you are not at home.
  • Make any temporary repairs necessary to protect property from further damage. Keep all receipts for material used, and do not dispose of damaged personal property until an adjuster has had the opportunity to look at it.
  • Photographs or video documentation of damaged property may be helpful.
  • Find your insurance policy and have your policy number handy when you are ready to make your claim.

Please note the hail damage to automobiles is covered under the comprehensive portion of your auto policy, which is an optional coverage that all consumers may not have.

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