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I have hail damage – what do I do?

If you have experienced hail damage, take precautions by following the tips below.


  1. Make personal safety your first priority. Remember, windows may be broken and high winds may have knocked down trees and power lines.
  2. Look for broken glass, sharp objects and live wires.
  3. Wear proper shoes and gloves.
  4. Don’t use rain-soaked electrical equipment.
  5. Report your claim to your insurance company.
  6. Make temporary repairs to avoid further damage.
  7. Document your damage with photos, videos, bills and receipts.
  8. Schedule permanent repairs. Wait until your claims representative assesses your damage before you begin making permanent repairs,
  9. Always make sure your insurance policy is up to date and provides enough coverage for your home and belongings.