Church Fires Can Destroy A Ministry

Most every Church owns business property, which may include the building in which you run your operations. Property insurance protects the physical assets your business owns – such as computers, office equipment, buildings, furniture, fixtures, and other property. Every business should have a comprehensive property insurance portfolio to respond to the many risks associated with property ownership.

We hope to help you indemnify a proactive plan in the event of a fire, theft, storm, or some other kind of damage that might involve your business insurance policy. There are a number of actions you can do to help get the best possible settlement from the insurance company.

Pre-Loss Practices

• Maintain vital records
• Have photos of all buildings, major equipment, etc
• Blueprints- keep complete sets
• Keep at least 5 to 10 years of financial records
• Appoint key individuals as communicators
• Have emergency response plan
• Secondary locations identified

During The Loss

• Notify the insurer
• Protect the property
• Track claim costs
• Separate budget line items
• Keep records of all internal and external costs
• Make temporary repairs
• Communicate with insurer as to the use of any consultants
• Meet regularly with the agent and Insurer
• List and address key issues and concerns
• Note any changes from original design
• Will you rebuild or not?
• What might cause delays?

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