The damaging effects of water

Article Publish Date: Wednesday 4 October 2017

Water damage is one of the most common sources of property insurance claims for owners of office buildings, hotels, retail premises and other commercial buildings including blocks of flats. How can we here at Aviva help protect your clients against escape of water?

In the UK, burst pipes and leaks cost over £860 million a year*, but the cost and disruption to businesses after a major escape of water incident, is far greater than this figure suggests.

Many different angles need to be considered when it comes to escape of water and how to reduce the risk. From fixtures and fittings to contents and machinery and equipment to IT systems – how can your clients avoid interruption to their business?

Have a look at our two guides on the escape of water:

 

How can we help protect against escape of water?

 

At Aviva, we’re here to provide solutions to help prevent such incidences. So we’re working with leading suppliers LeakSafe and Waterguard to offer your commercial clients the opportunity to protect their world against the threat of escape of water. Both of our suppliers can supply water leak detection and prevention systems. They utilise a range of technologies either separately or in combination to design an appropriate solution for a property.

As Aviva clients, they’ll benefit from discounted product pricing.

What are the benefits of leak detection?

  • early detection and mitigation of the extent of damage that can be caused
  • avoids large-scale repair work
  • keeps businesses trading
  • reduces water bills
  • early detection of an unwanted escape of water.

 

Watch our leak detection video today >

 

Both of our suppliers can supply water leak detection and prevention systems. They utilise a range of technologies either separately or in combination to design an appropriate solution for a property.

To find out more get in touch with your usual commercial underwriter.

 

 

*Association of British Insurers

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