How flooding can impact rental properties

Flooding in rental properties can expose landlords to unexpected potential bills. Floods can threaten lives, buildings and belongings and affect both landlords and tenants. With sea levels rising more and more and increasing bad unexpected rainstorms, flooding is at an all time high and cannot be ignored by landlords. Flooding in the UK costs around …

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Faulty Whirlpool tumble dryers – it’s not just carelessness that causes fires

The UK government is said to be stepping in to aid the recall of half a million Whirlpool tumble dryers after 750 house fires were ’caused’ by a massive five million faulty machines. At Imperial Claims Consultants, we see so many house fires caused by accidents and carelessness, for example chip pan fires or appliances …

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Cannabis – a growing problem for landlords

The UK is the largest supplier and producer of Cannabis, so states the Independent website. In 2016 the UK produced some 44.9% and exported roughly 70% of the world’s total cannabis supply. You can read the Independent article here. Of course, there have been more recent developments with regards to the use of cannabis, whether …

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Tenants, do you have insurance cover for your possessions?

Here at Imperial Claims, we have recently assisted several landlords following fires at their rental properties. The Landlords all had good levels of building insurance, including loss of rent cover, meaning their rent will be covered until the property is repaired and is able to be re-let, however not one of the tenants had any …

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