Insurance Reinstatement Works
The Practice has extensive experience in dealing with clients in connection with insurance claims. This includes subsidence, fire, storm and flood/water damage cases.
We specialise in providing this service to clients which includes assessing insurance policy documents and advising the client of any potential claim. Liaising with the client's insurance company/loss adjuster in agreeing the extent of works required. Preparing Specifications of Work to include drawings as required, obtaining tenders, monitoring the work on site.
These services have been carried out to individual buildings or several on housing estates for both Housing Associations, Trusts and Local Authorities. Involvement and services also include day to day maintenance and repair work.
The Practice is experienced at attending meetings with clients and residents to discuss works which are to be implemented on a planned basis within the constraints of tight budgets.
The Practice provides services more specifically as follows:
- Carrying out a detailed survey of the property
- Arrangement for the inspection of the communal building services such as lifts, hot and cold water supplies, heating, ventilation, electricity supply and drains by specialist contractors
- Preparing a report together with costings for each repair, prioritised in respect of the repairs urgency and their overall effect on the building and its occupants
- Preparation of a programme of repairs, taking account of cylindrical repairs and making the maximum use of scaffolding
- Carrying out preliminary discussions with the client on the proposed programme to ensure the client's priorities and management criteria are taken into account
- Provision of a final programme on a suitable spreadsheet enabling the programme to be revised on an annual basis
- When the plan has been adopted we can advise of its implication together with preparing specifications for the work, obtaining tenders from suitable contractors and carrying out the contract administration process.