Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 31, 2012
Loss Recovery Services (LRS) joined the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce following the Waldo Canyon Fire that ended in early July. Burning nearly twenty thousand acres, the Waldo Canyon Fire was one of the largest fires to take place near Colorado Springs. Burning nearby, the fire even encroached close enough to the city that over 300 homes were destroyed. For weeks, smoke, soot, and ash from the fire were visible in the sky and among nearby residential areas.
LRS is a Public Adjusting company; as such they are licensed by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies to represent an insured individual if they need assistance in filing insurance claims. LRS handles all obligations of the insured, from opening the claim, to investigation of damages, to negotiating the final settlement. For many homeowners in Colorado Springs, these services can be very valuable.
For properties that have been burned by flames, it is an easier process to identify and remediate damages. These homeowners can easily compare bids to ensure they are being treated fairly. However there is also a danger to many surrounding properties that were not directly burned. Smoke, soot, and ash contamination from wildfires is acidic in nature and can stain and cause corrosion to many building materials. Additionally, these contaminants are known to cause respiratory illness and cancer, representing a severe threat to the health of any person residing in a contaminated property.
LRS has joined the Chamber of Commerce to lend support to property owners who have been affected by these contaminants. In many cases people are unaware that their home has been affected and/or are unaware of the potential dangers. It is difficult for property owners to perform a full inspection, identify damage, and negotiate a claim for this contamination without professional expertise in working with smoke, soot, and ash. For any Colorado Springs Residents who believe they may be affected, LRS will be here to help.
Loss Recovery Services, LLC is a public adjusting company originally licensed and bonded by the state of California (Lic. # 2G93517). Loss Recovery Services also holds licenses in Arizona (Lic. # 992281), Colorado (Lic. # 402634), Nevada (Lic. # 805146), New Mexico (Lic. # 100008543), and Washington (Lic. # 766051). If you have been affected by smoke, soot, and ash and are located outside of these areas please contact us for additional information. We are trained experts in recognizing and assessing smoke, soot, and ash damage. To maximize your recovery we fully investigate, present, and negotiate your claim with your insurance company on your behalf.