fire damage

Fire damage case study: From heavily burnt ruins to a fully-restored, modern home

Fire damage case study: From heavily burnt ruins to a fully-restored, modern home

Imagine your worst nightmare comes true, and every room in your home turns into lump of ash, all because of a burning candle left unattended.

In addition to that, imagine if your son or daughter was trapped in the house, and the only way out was through the first-floor window?

As a property owner or manager, you may think: "I hope this NEVER happens to me", and so do I.  

But unfortunately, these heart-breaking incidents do occur, as was the case for one of our clients.  

Understanding electrics and their risks to your property

Understanding electrics and their risks to your property

Electricity is a major cause of accidental fires in the UK. With our increasing reliance on electrical appliances, the risk of accidents and fatalities is also increasing. In 2016-17, there were 30,296 fires in the home, almost half of which were caused by faulty cooking appliances. Here’s our guide to minimising the risks in your home and avoiding costly property insurance repairs.

Repairing a property following fire damage

Repairing a property following fire damage

Fire damage is devastating and perhaps the worst kind of damage you can suffer to your residential or commercial property. Repairs can be complicated, time-consuming and costly. Yet fire damage is quite common – it’s the fifth most common type of insurance claim, according to Aviva. If you’ve suffered fire damage, help and recovery are just a phone call away.

Insuring your property against fire damage

Insuring your property against fire damage

Fire damage is one of the most common insurance policy claims in the UK, with fires in domestic homes and business premises occurring frequently. Government statistics show that the fire and rescue services attended around 162,000 fires in England during 2015/16.