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What is a code or by-law upgrade?

A code or by-law upgrade is an upgrade that is made when your commercial property’s pre-loss condition no longer meets legal building codes. Your insurance company may recognize code upgrades in the estimation process. Any questions regarding code upgrades should be directed to your Insurance Adjuster.

Who is responsible for paying for the service?

As the commercial property owner, you are responsible for payment and will need to sign a form authorizing payment for the restoration services. If this is an insurance claim, ServiceMaster Restore generally collects only the deductible (co-payment) amount from you and bills the balance to your insurance provider as a service to you. If you have a large loss, your mortgage company may be included as a payee on the payment from your insurance company, and you may need to obtain a signature from them as well. If your claim is not covered by insurance or you decide not to file a claim, you will be expected to pay in full. A payment schedule may be agreed upon prior to the start of any non-insured work.

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As fall approaches, it’s good to keep in mind your home’s exterior seasonal maintenance needs.   The leaves will be falling, and, chances are, the leaves and other debris will be landing in your gutters!  It’s impo

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