Property

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Property

Salvaging and restoring a piece of history

The stories that museums tell are narrated by artefacts collected from that period. However, when a fire rips through a museum with devastating results, precious artefacts with unique stories can be lost. This article looks at how organisations can salvage and restore what is left behind.

Subsidence: The silent surge

“Surge” is the dreaded word on their lips, and with claims already up 400% on last year there are widespread fears that 2018 could be a very bad year for subsidence underwriters. This report sheds light on the factors driving subsidence claims in the UK and how insurers can mitigate the impact.

Sprinklers - the potential life and property saver

There has been a general decrease in fire incidents over the last 30 years, however, fires remain devastating events, and in the same period, the cost per fire has substantially grown. This article highlights how sprinkler systems provide important and often critical protection when things go wrong.

Water, water everywhere: Escape of water

When water escapes at a property, it can damage furnishings and installations and cause significant business interruption. This article looks at the common causes of escape of water and the practical steps residential and commercial property owners can take to reduce the risk.

Video case study: Repairing water damage

A shower in the Aziz family’s custom-built home sprung a leak and damaged multiple floors of the house. This video looks at how Chubb installed the Aziz family in a temporary home quickly and resolved two unrelated incidents with the utmost speed.