1 Simple Step: That can save you a fortune...

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A step by step instructional video for business owners and homeowners alike. How to digitally document your property BEFORE a loss.
Do this once a year -- in January for example -- and you'll be amazed at how much it will help you if -- God forbid -- you experience a property loss.
Narrated by Andrew Giambarba of iSurePro.com

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1 Simple Step: That can save you a fortune...

  1. 1. 1 Simple Step<br />That Can Save You a Fortune<br />An iSure “ProActive” Guide to...<br />Digitally Documenting Your Property BEFORE A Loss!<br />
  2. 2. The Most Basic Definition of “Risk Management” is simply being<br />Ready.<br />If you have ever gone through a hurricane, or a fire or a flood, you know that the insurance claims process can sometimes be as painful as the loss itself. <br />
  3. 3. If you have a LOSS:The burden is on the insured – that’s YOU– to write detailed lists of all your affected property. <br />That can be nearly impossible if your property has been turned into ashes, or gunk… or has been blown down the block.<br />
  4. 4. If all you have to rely on is your memory, how much can you recall? <br />30%? 40%? 50%?<br />Most likely, you’ll either give up, or fall seriously short of recovering what you deserve.<br />
  5. 5. 1 Simple Step<br />That Can Save You a Fortune<br />Here are the supplies you’ll need: <br />30 Minutes<br />A Digital Camera<br />Or a Video Camera<br />
  6. 6. Start Documenting<br />OUTSIDE…<br />Photograph or Video your:<br /><ul><li>Signage
  7. 7. Exterior Lighting
  8. 8. Any Special Window Graphics
  9. 9. Utility/Cable installations
  10. 10. Gas/Solar equipment
  11. 11. And don’t forget any special parking facilities… </li></li></ul><li>3 tips for the INSIDE…<br />
  12. 12. Note Items on each <br />Ceiling…<br />Photograph or Video the:<br /><ul><li>Ceiling texture
  13. 13. Fluorescent/Halogen Lighting
  14. 14. Smoke/motion detectors
  15. 15. Emergency lighting
  16. 16. Crown molding
  17. 17. Speakers systems
  18. 18. Suspended ceiling systems
  19. 19. HVAC fixtures…</li></li></ul><li>In each room<br />Go SLOWLY<br />Document all:<br /><ul><li>Wall art, Diplomas & Plaques
  20. 20. File Cabinets
  21. 21. Reference Materials/Library
  22. 22. Office Furniture
  23. 23. Film what is ON the desks
  24. 24. And what is IN the desks.
  25. 25. Office supplies
  26. 26. Cleaning supplies. </li></li></ul><li>When you get to your electronic equipment…<br />STOP.<br />Take an extra minute to turn each piece around and take a simple photo of the make, model and serial number on the back panel. <br />Document all installed software as well.<br />
  27. 27. Even document<br />The floor…<br />Is it:<br /><ul><li>Carpet? If so, what type?
  28. 28. Tile? If so, what type?
  29. 29. Hardwood? If so, what type?
  30. 30. What type of baseboards?</li></ul>Flooring is NOTORIOUSLY difficult to photograph, so spend time making sure you get good photos.<br />
  31. 31. If you digitally document<br />Your home<br />Here are some additional tips:<br /><ul><li>Photograph your children’s
  32. 32. Phone
  33. 33. iPad/iPod/MP3 player
  34. 34. Game System</li></ul>And don’t forget all that gaming software! <br />Photograph your entire collection of DVD’s and movies <br />(In a loss you will never remember every title.)<br />
  35. 35. It is very important to <br />Remember<br />The following items:<br /><ul><li>Precious Jewelry
  36. 36. Fine Arts & Collectibles
  37. 37. Furs
  38. 38. Weapons</li></ul>Usually need their own SEPARATE insurance policy because they are not covered adequately under a standard homeowner’s policy. <br />
  39. 39. After completing this<br />1 Simple Step<br />Follow This Procedure with your photos or video:<br />Burn a DVD or 2<br />Mail a copy to a friend out of state <br />Save a copy off-site for easy access<br />
  40. 40. 1 Simple Step<br />“One Simple Step can literally save you and your business countless hours of frustration and hundreds of thousands of dollars.<br />Thank you for taking the time to listen to this simple Risk Management tool. <br />-- Andrew Giambarba<br />Management Liability Insurance Specialist<br />Andrew Giambarba, MLIS<br />Email: ag@iSurePro.com Web: www.iSurePro.com<br />Direct: 866-522-3055<br />Fax: 866-202-3791<br />The1 Simple Step series is the property of iSurePro.com – the Professional Liability Division of iSure Insurance.© COPYRIGHT 2010 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. <br />
  41. 41. COPYRIGHT INFORMATION & POLICIES:<br />THIS WORK IS PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT AND/OR OTHER APPLICABLE LAW. ANY USE OF IT WITHOUT EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM ISURE INSURANCE BROKERS IS PROHIBITED AND WILL BE ENFORCED.<br />DISCLAIMER:<br />INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL, FINANCIAL OR TAX ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OF THAT NATURE, CONTACT A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN THAT SPECIALIZED AREA. STATEMENTS ON THIS WEBSITE AS TO POLICIES AND COVERAGES AND OTHER CONTENT PROVIDE GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY AND WE PROVIDE NO WARRANTY AS TO THEIR ACCURACY. CLIENTS SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR LICENSED AGENT AS TO HOW THESE COVERAGES PERTAIN TO THEIR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. <br />

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