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March 2019 Archives

Federal aid helps Floridians recover from Hurricane Michael

The damages caused by Hurricane Michael continue to haunt people in Florida and cause significant damage to their pocketbooks. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, over $957 million in federal assistance has been provided to Florida as a result of the hurricane, five months after it was declared a disaster. This aid has taken several forms, including that of grants, loans and insurance payments for individual homeowners, business owners and state and local governments.

Couple turns to news channel to get insurance money

A couple in Florida claimed that their insurance company did not pay them enough to fix damage caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017. While they did eventually get the insurance company to increase its payout to $17,647, the couple says that the check still has not arrived. The couple claims that the roof still needs to be fixed and could start to leak at any time.

There shouldn't a rush to replace the roof

A Florida roof that's over 15 years old could lead to an increase in homeowners' insurance. Furthermore, a homeowner could be denied a policy completely if a roof was installed 19 or more years ago. However, most roofing materials are designed to last for at least 30 years or more. Therefore, rushing to put up a new roof could be a waste of money.

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