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Escape of Water: Myth Busting

At a glance

  • Escape of water (EOW) is not a problem that only occurs in the winter months. Here we outline some myth busting stats and commentary on EOW
  • Burst pipes/ecape of water account for 31% of building claims
  • Industrial and commercial properties are just as likely to be affected.

Escape of water (EOW) is not a problem that only occurs in the winter months. Here we outline some myth busting stats and commentary on EOW.

Myth 1: It’s only a winter issue

 

Myth 2: It’s only a problem for residental property

Myth 3: It’s not a source of major losses for insurers

Myth 4: It’s modern properties that are affected the most

Read more about Escape of Water and the steps you can take to minimise your risk by reading our Escape of Water fluidbook.

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