Cavity Wall Insulation Damp Claims
Is your home affected by cavity wall insulation damp? Then you may be eligible to reclaim back money for the miss-selling of this product.
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Cavity Wall Insulation Damp
A lot of firms jumped on the cavity wall insulation band wagon with teams of sales agents knocking on peoples doors all over the UK this included big UK brands. A lot of these home were actually victim to regular wind exposed rain. Regardless of the so called surveyor experts knowing that this is the case they still went on to pitch the client the product selling the benefits.
Here you can see a report carried out by Which where they got 8 different company’s to come out to a property which shouldn’t have cavity wall installed but they were still sold this product with prices ranging from £99 to £357 for the same house. Now this price is small compared whichever one you choose compared to how much it will cost to remove the cavity wall from your property.
Is My Home At Risk Of Damp Problems?
If your wondering if your home is at risk of cavity wall insulation damp then we have provided a check list which is found here for you to look at so you can assess this for yourself.
Cavity wall can occur in properties if there is a combination of the below factors.
- Your home is exposed to severe levels of wind-driven rain (zones three or four in our map below)
- Your home is located in an unsheltered position, eg not protected by trees or other buildings.
- The external walls are poorly built or maintained with, for example, cracks in the brickwork or rendering.
Information which has been released by the building research establishment say that if cavity is fully filled with insulation that it is at an increased risk. This is because Rain could penetrate the outer wall, bridge the cavity via the insulation material and transfer moisture to internal walls, causing damp.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Is The Time Period For Claims?
Yes, there is generally a 6 year (from first noticing the signs of damage to your property/health issues) time limit to make cavity wall insulation claims.
What Is The Claim Timescales?
It depends on who your claim is against and how quickly the other side respond. We try to get results fast ideally within a 6-9 month time period but if this changes we will let you know. Some cases can be complex particularly those where homes have been very badly damaged and are not mortgage-able. These cases can take more than 12 months.
Whats the cost?
We Work on a no win no fee basis.
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How Does It Work
Complete Our Short Form
Simply complete our short claim form.
Let Us Assess Your Claim
We will assess your claim and get in touch to let you know what your eligible for.
No Win No Fee
We will then pursue your claim for you on a no win no fee basis and ensure you get the maximum compensation possible.