The cold weather is upon us and every year we help policyholders affected by water damage caused by freezing and burst pipes.
The damaged pipework is, in the main, a small issue. The major loss usually resultants from water damage caused once pipes thaw out and water escapes from damaged the pipework. We have seen claims ranging from €2,500 – €100,000 following frost damage to pipework.
In order to avoid damage to your home or business due to burst pipes, we have put together some tips based on our experience. Continue reading
Fire Claim | Faulty electrics are extremely dangerous as they can easily set the house on fire. Insurance Claim Solutions received a call from a distressed home owner in Northern Ireland informing that he had suffered fire damage to his home.
Luckily the damage affected only part of the building and some of the contents, and the occupants were safe, though shaken after this incident. The home owner managed to extinguish the fire quite quickly, therefore preventing more damage from occurring.
ICS Loss Assessor helps with fire claim
ICS Loss Assessor carried out detailed survey within hours of the initial… Continue reading
Handling a home insurance claim by yourself can be tricky. You need to be able to interpret the small print and figure out whether any cover exclusions and clauses apply to your particular case.
Then you need to be able to understand the full extend of the damage. Remember that some damage is not obvious and the contractor you call in to quote, may not have any experience in fire or water damage restoration work.
You will also have a hassle of dealing with your insurer’s loss adjuster, who will use every trick in the book to reduce or even… Continue reading
Advertising would have us believe that false insurance claims are the reason it’s so hard to get our money – but what’s the real picture?
Read this article by CONOR POWER that appeared in The Irish Times on Monday, October 31, 2011 and find out.