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Winter Proofing your Home – Protect your property from the winter weather

Did you know that 1 in 8 people in Ireland have had their home damaged by a weather event within the last two years? Two thirds of those whose homes suffered weather damage from high winds and 6% of those … Continue reading

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The Promise to Pay

We are at the time of year when the results of the IBA Service Awards are announced in the Irish Broker magazine (April edition), and this year in no exception.  What is somewhat different is the lack of clarity on scores … Continue reading

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Feb 12th 2014 – Another Storm hits Ireland

Property owners in Ireland are again suffering the power of Mother Nature as hurricane force winds strike Ireland on 12th February 2014, bringing down trees and power lines, overturning and crushing vehicles and causing structural damage. Many buildings have suffered … Continue reading

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Property Claims – “agreed rates”?

Property Insurance claims in Ireland have been squeezed so hard over the last few years that Loss Adjusters have been offering unrealistically low rates to settle claims. We believe Loss Adjusting Companies who state that they are offering “agreed rates” … Continue reading

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Fires happen all year ’round

Whilst most people know that Loss Assessors are very busy every time there is a flood, a storm or a freeze-up, they forget that fires happen all year ’round.  Unfortunately there are fires in homes and commercial premises every day … Continue reading

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2014 Severe Weather Alert

Ireland has once again been hit with severe ‘Orange’ category weather alert over the Christmas and New Year period.  Balcombes urge policyholders to make contact as soon as possible to get the damage assessed independently to ensure you receive your … Continue reading

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