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By Jarrod Heil

How to File a Home Insurance Claim After a Hurricane

Whether a hurricane brings 100-plus-mile-per-hour winds, a torrential downpour, complete catastrophic destruction, or something in the middle, you need to know how to get your life back on track after it passes.

Filing a hurricane claim is a great place to begin, and Universal is here to help you jumpstart the process. With our new online claims filing and tracking process in place, filing a home insurance claim has never been easier.

We created an innovative one-page, six-question form equipped with pre-populated information and easy-to-use dropdown menus. But before you begin the home insurance claim process, check out these four homeowners insurance claims tips for how to file.

1. Make a List of the Damaged Property and Belongings

2. Contact Your Universal Agent or File Online

3. Check Your Insurance Policy

4. Know Your Deductible

The editorial content on Universal Property’s website is meant to be informational material and should not be considered legal advice.