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A pictorial guide to escape of water risk

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By reading this article, and correctly answering the three questions underneath, you will have achieved the following learning outcome: Recognise the most common causes of escape of water and explain the impact of escape of water losses on property claims.

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Escape of water is one of the most significant risks that many property owners will face – with insurers paying out £2.5m every day for these types of claims. While a typical claim for burst pipe damage may run into thousands of pounds, we have dealt with escape of water claims running into hundreds of thousands, or even millions of pounds.

Here, we discuss some common causes of escape of water claims, and how to reduce the risks of such incidents occurring.

*ABI Report 2015

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