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Insurance settlement blues…
Thursday, 8 Mar, 2012 – 13:27 | No Comment

More often than you think, policy owners get the second round of bad news (after the actual disaster…) when the insurance company presents their settlement offer. In many cases we worked on, the settlement offers were sometimes up to 70% less than the actual rebuilding costs.
How is this possible? It happens mainly because about 9 out of 10 property losses evaluated by insurance adjusters are estimated less than their fair value, to varying …

Fire Restoration – The right way
Saturday, 20 Aug, 2011 – 10:04 | No Comment

Even a small fire can create big odor issues that are very difficult and expensive to get rid of.   Slowly burning furniture or carpets release a thick, black smoke, containing hundreds of toxic compounds that will cover all exposed surfaces in your house, and enter through crevices in between walls and attic and basement spaces.  Your walls, floors, furniture, window treatments will be covered with a black, smelly, acidic mass, which, if not promptly …

Fire smell be gone!
Monday, 1 Aug, 2011 – 9:43 | No Comment

So you had a small kitchen fire, that you were able to put out without much structural damage.  While your house smells like the Inferno, you console yourself with the fact that things were not worse.  Cleaning should be easy you think.  You’ll replace the kitchen cabinet above the stove, air the house out, refresh the paint, and life we’ll be back to normal.  As your deductible is high, and the last thing you need …

Easter Weekend
Friday, 2 Apr, 2010 – 7:03 | No Comment

I would like to wish all the clients and staff a safe and happy Easter holiday.  There are many among us that will take this time to re connect with family and friends and loved ones.  Happy Easter

MAPIA
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 13:14 | No Comment

Michigan Fire Claims Inc. is a member in good standing with Mapia.  MAPIA stands for Michigan Association of Public Insurance Adjusters.  We have become a leading member in the adjusting and appraisel aspects of first party claims.  Our specialty’s include fire and water claims adjusting and appraising.

Our Kalamazoo clients – the Hoose family
Thursday, 7 Jan, 2010 – 12:53 | No Comment

Michigan Fire Claims Inc. would like to congratulate our clients, the Hoose family, on their new set of twins, born the same day they moved in their new home in Kalamazoo. The family suffered a fire loss last year and Michigan Fire Claims Inc. was able to recover from the insurance company the amounts needed to demolish and rebuild the home rather than repair and clean (which the insurance company was pushing).

New Year Message
Saturday, 2 Jan, 2010 – 12:41 | No Comment

Everyone here at Michigan Fire Claims Inc. would like to wish all our affiliates and vendors in Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Detroit, Grayling and throughout the rest of the state, a Happy New Year!