Insurance Claim News

Why you should hire a loss assessor to manage your property claim?

published on September 17, 2023 by admin

Experiencing property damage can be a stressful and overwhelming situation. Whether it’s due to a natural disaster, fire, or other unforeseen events, navigating the process of filing a property damage claim with your insurance company can be a daunting task. This is where a loss assessor can play a crucial role. Hiring a loss assessor […]

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Understanding Chimney Fires: Causes and Prevention

published on July 30, 2023 by admin

Introduction: Chimney fires are a significant concern for homeowners, posing not only a threat to their property but also to their safety. A chimney fire occurs when flammable deposits, such as creosote, build up in the chimney lining and ignite. In this blog, we will explore the various causes of chimney fires, including the type of […]

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Does house insurance cover blocked drains?

published on July 6, 2023 by admin

House insurance policies vary depending on the specific terms and conditions set by the insurance provider. While some policies may provide coverage for certain types of damage caused by blocked drains, it’s important to review your policy or consult with your insurance provider to understand the extent of coverage for this specific issue. Here are […]

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Does your house insurance cover drainage problems?

published on March 6, 2023 by admin

Homeownership brings with it a multitude of responsibilities, including the maintenance and upkeep of various aspects of your property. One crucial component is the drainage system, which ensures the efficient flow of water and protects your home from potential water damage. However, when drainage problems arise, many homeowners wonder if their house insurance will cover […]

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Subsidence In Garden

published on December 6, 2022 by admin

Introduction: Your garden is a place of solace, where you can unwind and connect with nature. It’s essential to keep an eye on its well-being, not only for aesthetic reasons but also to ensure the stability of your property. Subsidence, a common issue faced by homeowners, can have a significant impact on your garden’s health […]

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Faulty Fittings

published on June 3, 2022 by admin

Property Claims Loss Assessors have recently been appointed to claims by homeowners in Ireland who had water damage caused to their homes due to faulty plumbing fittings. This water damage only came to light several years after installation of faulty Tectite fittingsas the O ring seals had deteriorated and caused leaks. We successfully represented these […]

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Benefits of Hiring A Loss Assessor

published on January 9, 2022 by admin

Anyone who has made an insurance claim in the past will tell you there is no job more tedious and stressful as well as being incredibly complicated and exhausting. Luckily, there is an easy solution for this problem that can lift this burden – appointing a loss assessor. What is a Loss Assessor? A loss […]

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How to Recognise Signs of Subsidence

published on July 20, 2021 by admin

Owning a home is a great joy, but you may not necessarily feel the Earth move. Yet move it does, and one of the big problems this can lead to is subsidence. Knowing how to spot subsidence symptoms can help you take early preventative action to protect your home from sustaining serious damage. 1. Look […]

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published on June 10, 2021 by admin

At PCLA we have noticed in recent times during claims we are handling that there is an increase in the number of property’s which are underinsured. Most of the time the property owners we are representing have not been aware that this is the case until we are in the middle of the claims process […]

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Trace and Access of an underfloor leak

published on April 13, 2021 by admin

Underfloor leaks are a common occurrence in Ireland as all our pipework tends to be hidden under the floor normally in concrete or under suspended flooring on ground floors. Several years ago plumbers had to jackhammer up concrete floors trying to trace and access leaks for repair purposes. This could involve removing undamaged floors and […]

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