For most Australian homeowners, it’s not the threat of external flooding from over-flowing rivers and creeks that is the most likely threat to their properties. In fact, it is water related but much closer to home, literally - and the threat is often silent and largely overlooked by homeowners: internal water leak damage.
So, while most homeowners focus on protecting their homes against theft and fire through locking devices, alarm systems and smoke detectors, they are ignoring a far greater underlying threat in their homes – water damage.
Learn about the major causes of water damage and how simple measures can help you avoid costly damage to your home.
An analysis of claims made by Chubb Masterpiece clients from 2013-2018 indicates that the four leading causes of water damage in Australian homes are:
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