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15/08/2017

How does a water-saving mindset reduce your insurance risk?

Leaks that go undetected over time, particularly in areas where dolomite is present, can cause major damage, such as sinkholes. “Insurers may repudiate claims – big or small – for any damage in this case, as repairing leaks are considered to be part of home maintenance in order to remain covered,” .

“Undetected leaks anywhere in your home can also lead to higher water bills. If your bill is unusually high due to a leak you didn’t know of, you might not have any recourse with your insurer to cover it or your municipality to reduce your bill, as leaks are generally a homeowner’s responsibility.”

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