Most insurance companies are ready to handle your claim by simply making a phone call to the claims department or going online to start the claims process. Reference your policy documents to understand how to file a claim and coverage for auto hail damage. Depending on your insurer, some may remove the deductible and send a check for the estimated repair cost.
Your insurance adjuster or an insurance approved repair facility will provide an estimate during the insurance claim process. Auto hail damage repair costs depend on the extent of how much the vehicle was exposed to damage. Therefore, it is possible that a vehicle can be totaled. Your insurance adjuster will determine if it is worth fixing or not. In the case of a total loss your insurance company provides payment to you worth the vehicle’s actual cash value.
Contact your insurance company: Many vehicle owners do not know when to call the insurance company representative. Don’t wait to contact your insurance company. Giving them the exact details of what happened can present a clear picture, which helps them determine the damage’s extent.
Understand the terms: Read our blog “How to file a claim for auto hail damage on your vehicle” for more information.
Find a trustworthy repair facility: At BodyGuard, we help streamline the Auto hail damage process. We schedule an inspection of damage at our facility with your insurance adjuster on your behalf. During this meeting, we review the damage with the adjuster and finalize repair costs and receive approval to begin repairs.
The Repair Process Begins: Our team of experts begin to repair your vehicle. During this time, we will keep you informed as to where we are in the repair process. It usually takes 7-10 days from start to finish in most cases, depending on how severe the damage is.
Schedule Pick Up: You can leave your rental with us and drive away in your repaired vehicle. We stand behind our work with a lifetime warranty and a satisfaction guarantee.