House Fire Damage Insurance Assessors Our house fire insurance assessors were called to a fire damaged house in Co. Limerick recently. The homeowners were forced to call the local fire brigade during the night after noticing flames and smoke over their kitchen range. The house fire damage was caused by a large chimney fire. A build up of soot in the void behind the range caught fire and it smoldered away for hours undetected. The intense heat cracked the chimney and allowed extensive fire and smoke damage in the kitchen and throughout the house. This is a typical example of a [...]
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Home Burglary Insurance Assessors Dublin, Galway, Limerick. Homeowners are mistaken in thinking their home insurance policies cover all financial losses in a burglary and theft claim. Unfortunately this is not the case. Your insurance company will only cover insured losses suffered. These losses are then subject to policy excess deductions and under-insurance deductions (where applicable). Best Advice for prevention of a home burglary The best advice therefore, is that prevention is better that cure. It is certainly the most cost effective and least traumatic from the home owner’s perspective. The most recent statistics taken from the Central Statistics Office recorded crime [...]
Specialist Oil Spill Insurance Assessors Cleaning up even minor oil spills can be end up being a very costly affair. Our advice is to check with your insurance company that you have adequate home insurance in place to cover costs associated with oil spills and oil leaks in your home. Aspects of an oil spill insurance claim can include the following; Specialist Site Assessment. Cleanup of the oil spill & oil leak damage. Repairs to the property once all contaminated ground has been removed. Alternative accommodation while works are carried out etc. We at Claims Assist are specialist Oil Spill insurance [...]
Allianz Insurance Claim Assessor When filing an insurance claim with Allianz, home owners should remember that there are numerous exclusions in the policy. For example “all risks” cover does not actually mean what it says, because of the limitation and conditions imposed within the policy. Allianz are also the insurers for PTSB policies. You should call Claims Assist Ireland before you register your claim who can provide a complete “one stop shop” service. We can report your claim, negotiate settlement and provide an approved insurance repair contractor. Report your Allianz Claim here. Confusing house insurance claims advice from Allianz We also [...]
FBD Insurance Claims Have you suffered home fire damage, burst pipe water damage or oil leak damage? Don’t worry, Claims Assist Insurance Assessors are here to advise you on the “FBD insurance claim process” When you file an FBD insurance, professional advice from a Public Loss Assessor like Claims Assist is essential. So call Claims Assist on 087-2333883 now to ensure any insurance claim against any policy you are making is settled quickly and to your full entitlement. How long does an insurance company have to settle a claim? How long does FBD take to settle a claim? FBD are relatively expedient [...]
Filing an insurance claim with AXA Have you suffered home fire damage, burst pipe water damage or oil leak damage? Don't worry, Claims Assist Insurance Assessors are here to advise you on the "Axa insurance claim process" The AXA claim policy allows them to appoint their own repair contractor, so they can effectively send unknown contractors into your home, if you intend filing an insurance claim with AXA. As a result, unfortunately you the home owner have no control over the damage repair contractor or the scope and quality of the insurance repair works. This is one of the terms & [...]
Filing an insurance claim with RSA – RSA insurance claims process When filing an insurance claim with RSA, claim difficulties may arise. Mainly because many of the building repair rates that RSA pay are found to be inadequate to carry out the repairs fully. Therefore policy holders need their own claim assessor. This is essential as insurers employ their own specialist loss adjusters to look after their own best interests and not the homeowners or the insured. Property damage claim Having your own independent loss assessor is key to a satisfactory resolution to this ‘under calculation’ or under estimation of building [...]
Galway and many West coast counties feel the wrath of storm Eleanor when combined with worst high tide flooding in half a century Within the last week many Galway business owners and residents were taken by surprise as storm Eleanor blew in from the Atlantic with wind gusts of up to 140 kph recorded. The timing of that event could not have been worse as a full moon high tide occurred on the same evening. The result has been coastal damage and further flooding in many areas in Galway city with local surface flooding inland. http://youtu.be/SZ-WeyjyKMk Flooding insurance claims denied [...]
Water Leak Damage Insurance Experts. At Claims Assist Ireland we have vast experience in managing all types of property damage insurance claims. One of the more common claims we manage for homeowners and landlords is water damage resulting from leaking pipes. Whether its from a burst pipe in an attic or an undetected under floor slow leaking pipe, it all amounts to the same thing, a major disruption in your home or property. Insurance Assessors Galway, Limerick, Dublin & Nationwide After suffering a water leak or a burst pipe to your home, panic can set in. Some typical questions that may [...]
Specialist Water Damage Insurance Assessors. As experienced Insurance Assessors we come across a substantial amount of frozen pipe leaks and burst water pipe damage insurance claims. These claims occur particularly in the Winter months of December to March. Burst frozen pipes can cause a wide variety of damage, from flooding a house to a slowly leaking water pipe in wall or underground. The photo below is a typical burst water pipe damage claim in Limerick & Nationwide that we get called out to. With low temperatures. comes Frost. Frost can cause a lot of damage leading to Burst Water Pipes under [...]