After the Fire: Action Items


1. Notify your Employer/Social Security of new (Pay)check mailing address

2. Keep Mortgage Payment CURRENT!

3. Keep Homeowners Insurance PAID!

4. DO NOT CANCEL Water or Electrical Services – EVEN IF SHUT OFF

Cancel Unneeded Services:

  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Internet
  • Garbage
  • Anything auto-pay on your credit card or checking account that is not needed
  • Any services not needed while house empty
  • Alarm service may be worth keeping if power present and service can be re-established while house empty

Document Inventory

  • Driver’s License 1-800-777-0133
  • Passports 1-800-487-2778
  • Social Security cards 1-800-772-1213
  • Citizenship papers 1-800-375-5283
  • Credit cards
  • Bankbooks (checking, savings)
  • Insurance policies
  • Medical records
  • Birth, death, military discharge and marriage certificates
  • Hospital, Medicare or Medicaid cards
  • Stocks and bonds
  • Income tax records
  • Mortgage documents
  • Titles to deeds
  • Will

Keep all Receipts

Submit COPIES of daily living expenses and replacement items to your insurance. KEEP ORIGINALS.

Smartphone App

“CAMSCANNER” is a free app that will let you use your smart phone camera to “scan” and then email receipts and signed documents. This is a powerful tool of transmitting and archiving paperwork. Email documents to yourself and put in a specific folder later.

Reject Spoof Phone Calls

Do not give out information to anyone you do not know to be legitimate.
“I am working with your insurance adjuster.” Is not a valid reason to release info to a stranger.

About Us

At Coast Construction, we offer complete damage repair services to help get your home or business back to normal as quickly as possible after a fire or other disaster.

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