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Here you will find our latest articles, suggestions and case studies on how insurance claims and repairs can be straightforward, and stress-free.

23 July 2024

Flooding and Climate Change: The Impact on UK Properties

Action Insurance Repair is on the property repair frontline and as climate change continues to reshape our environment, its effects are increasingly hard to ignore. In the UK, one of the most pressing issues is the heightened risk of flooding, which costs households a staggering £1 billion annually.

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14 March 2024

New Service Launch: Mould Surveys in the Northwest of England

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new Mould Surveys service for residential, commercial and social housing properties – and we are taking appointments!

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25 October 2023

Building Back Better After Flooding – Facing up to Extreme Weather by Increasing Community Resilience

Flooding across parts of the UK over the last few years has left many homeowners struggling to secure affordable flood insurance or facing astronomical premiums. Climate change-induced extreme weather events are leading to more frequent and severe floods, and with the upward trajectory firmly in place, incidents of flooding and other weather-related property damage will only increase.

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08 March 2023

What Does an Insurance Company class as Storm Damage?

Picture this: You're snuggled up on the couch, binge-watching your favorite show, when suddenly you hear a loud clap of thunder. You check the weather app on your phone, and yep, it's a storm. No big deal, right? WRONG...

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30 January 2021

Don't let your empty property dampen your spirits

Property owners, landlords and tenants, need to be more diligent during the winter months when it comes to carrying out maintenance checks to their property to avoid damage from heavy rain, storms and cold snaps. But when a property is empty, how do you avoid major winter damage?

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09 July 2020

Flash Floods in UK - Is this the new normal?

The Government has recognised flooding as one of the most serious threats facing the country, but why are flood risks in the UK rising?

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02 July 2020

Water Damage Cleanup: How To Dry Out A Flooded House

After the recent heavy rains and flash floods caused significant damage along the North West, many property owners may find themselves dealing with damp, soggy properties and furnishings.

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19 June 2020

Flash Floods - How to Clean and Repair Your Property Afterwards

Flash flooding in the North-West of England has left roads and shops submerged after heavy downpours struck the region.

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18 July 2019

Does my insurance cover water damage?

Water damage is one of the most common causes of home insurance claims. Costs to repair water damage can be extensive, so it’s good to know if your insurance policy covers your water damage claim.

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16 October 2018

5 Ways to Reduce Damage After Your House Floods

Flooding in the UK has unfortunately become more common, with the most destructive bad weather and storm flooding ever recorded happening over the past five years.

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16 October 2018

How To Stop Leaks And Sort Your Claim

Maybe you’ve arrived home after a long weekend away, and after opening the front door you’ve noticed something was wrong – only to discover a burst water pipe. It’s an irritating and inconvenient situation, and understandably you’ll want to sort the problem as quickly as possible.

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16 October 2018

How to Prevent Burst Water Pipes

A burst water pipe is so much more than a disturbance in your property. A burst pipe not only enables water leakage to cause damage to your property, it can be difficult to locate the source of the problem – particularly if you have hidden pipes or underfloor heating.

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