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Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises
July 10, 2021

Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises

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Managing Escape of Water Risk in Residential Premises What do property owners and managers need to do? Within the residential setting, there is no one thing that will prevent an EoW loss. A loss is usually a culmination of several adverse actions / factors. Therefore, in order to reduce the likelihood and severity of an…

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10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home
February 26, 2021

10 ways to reduce the damage floods cause in the home

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10 ways to reduce damage floods cause in the home   Around 400 homes were flooded as a result of Storm Christoph earlier this year, the Environment Agency has confirmed. Severe rain weather warnings, meaning ‘danger to life’, were issued for parts of northern and central England, while separate yellow warnings, meaning ‘be aware’, were…

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Water damage – over 25% of all claims originated from this risk
February 18, 2018

Water damage – over 25% of all claims originated from this risk

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In 2016, escape of water contributed to over a quarter of all domestic property insurance claims, ranking above ‘weather’ and ‘fire and explosion’. Between January and September 2017, these claims totalled £483m – an increase on the previous year. However, it’s also an issue in the commercial space. The continuing rise in escape of water…

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