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Disasters

Axcess Construction sympathizes with anyone who has experienced any loss due to any natural disaster. We are here to help and want you to use caution as you proceed to rebuild. Below is a list of some immediate resources, some tips on how to document your property after a disaster, and on hiring a contractor.

FEMA 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)

Disaster Assistance

Louisiana Home Builders List of Contractors

Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors

Louisiana Secretary of State

Items to have on hand for FEMA aid application:

  1. Social Security #
  2. Address of damage
  3. Description of Damage
  4. Insurance company, policy number, contact
  5. Bank account & routing numbers for direct deposit of funds

Take pictures/video:

  1. Use timestamp
  2. Street sign
  3. Address number
  4. Water line
  5. All damage
  6. Floor before torn up (save a piece too)
  7. Carpet torn up with person or something for measure next to it

When dealing with home repairs:

  1. Verify the following: Business address, References, Licenses and Insurances
  2. DO NOT pay cash up front
  3. Insist on a contract
  4. Save copies of everything -including FEMA documents!