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Water Damage from Polybutylene Pipes

Water Damage Claims

Water damage in your home may result from several things going wrong. Reliant Adjusters Group has the experience assisting homeowners is Palm Beach County for water back ups, slab leaks, and plumbing breaks. Each event can cause extensive damage to your home.

One of the most common plumbing breaks stems from polybutylene pipes which were installed in homes from 1978 to 1995. These have since been banned from use due to the high frequency of plumbing failures. Polybutylene plumbing has a blue or grey tint to it and is 1/2″ to 1″ in diameter. Ask your plumbing contractor if your home has polybutylene pipes.

A leak from a pipe may start as a small spot on your ceiling or wall and with time will get larger with mold starting to form. Other times the polybutylene pipe may fail instantly and fill the home with inches of water in the course of a few hours. Reliant Adjusters Group is well experienced in both scenarios. We know the importance of a proper investigation and have extensive experience is working with the insurance company. We know how to present the claim to you insurance company so you get paid quickly and avoid delays due to miscommunication or improper documentation.

Tips for Water Damage Claims

Remember not to remove any damaged materials from the property until all parties have evaluated them fully Call Reliant Adjusters Group before your claim is filed so we assist with claim process from the beginning. If you live in Boca Raton, Highland Beach, Delray Beach or any neighboring cities, it’s never too late to involve us in the insurance claim process.

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