Impacted by storm damage? Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about filing a claim
Over the years, KPRC 2 has provided information on how to file a claim related to hurricane and freeze damage. The winter thunderstorm and tornado that hit the Houston area this weekend once again have people cleaning up and making calls to insurance companies.
Town hall answers questions for residents seeking assistance after winter storm damage
HOUSTON – Over the past several days, people across the Houston area have been dealing with broken water pipes and damage after last week’s winter storm. On Thursday, a group of residents came out for a town hall in the Heights. Others don’t know how the process works and some haven’t even received responses from their insurance providers. They have the right to seek help.”AdThere are likely thousands seeking that same help right now: cleaning up the damage, navigating the paperwork. “Asking questions and making sure that I am taking the right steps to get my house taken care of,” Mullinax said.
Renter’s rights: What you need to know if you have storm damage
The water pipes above her bedroom burst open inside the home she is renting and now she is wondering who is going to fix the pipes and all the water damage. I’m like what happened and all of the sudden I see all of this water pouring down,” Tamika said. If you rent an apartment or a house or a condominium, it’s your landlords legal responsibility to fix the damage. It’s your job to act quickly and notify your landlord of the problem right away to limit the damage done. Step Two: Back that call up with a written letter detailing the damage and send it via certified mail.
How to tell if your frozen or damaged trees can be saved
First, you probably won’t be able to tell right now if your tree is damaged. If it looks like the majority of the tree limb branches are damaged, the tree may not survive. Are at least 50 percent of the tree’s branches and leaves still intact? Here are a few other questions to ask about frozen tree damage. Large limbs and broken branches can be dangerous for someone who doesn’t know what they are doing.
Tornado caused collapsed structures, blown out windows in Arlington
ARLINGTON, Texas – Collapsed structures and blow out windows in Arlington were due to a tornado. pic.twitter.com/1u5S4r2a0w — DFW Scanner (@DFWscanner) November 25, 2020Storm Damage (Arlington) Major storm damage at a commercial building in the 1100 block of Colorado Lane. pic.twitter.com/jnHB5FEVqT — DFW Scanner (@DFWscanner) November 25, 2020The Arlington Fire Department and police responded to several reported locations of collapsed buildings and structures. The Arlington Fire Department and @ArlingtonPD have responded to multiple locations in Arlington with reports of collapsed buildings. Our units are currently assessing the structures, triaging potential patients, and moving to other reported locations.