The applicant chose iron when a drop-down menu only provided the ability to select just one option, because their building report indicated this as the main material used in the roofing.
The most serious wind damage caused by these low-pressure systems occurs in the coastal areas and the neighbouring mountain ranges.
Deadly bushfires are increasingly becoming a risk in various parts of Australia, particularly during the warmer months.
According to the research, the residential property value in Australia is expected to incur losses of up to $571 billion by 2030 as a result of harsh weather events, high insurance premiums as well as inundation of low-lying properties along the coastal lines.
As of the 22nd of November, insurers have received 15,870 claims, including 11,199 motor vehicle associated claims. Losses have been estimated at a value of $120 million, these numbers are still expected to increase.
Over 5000 Queenslanders have already lodged insurance claims for their car or property since the devastating hailstorm in November. This is everything you need to know if your vehicle or property gets damaged throughout the storm season.
A hailstorm impacted communities throughout Southeast Queensland, earlier this week the ICA informed the public that it has been declared a catastrophe.
After the destructive hailstorm in Southeast Queensland over the weekend, there has been an estimated $40 million worth of insurance claims made by Queenslanders with severe car and property damage.
Hail is considered one of the most damaging and costly weather elements. For example, hailstorms that fell upon Sydney suburbs in April 1999 are still on record as one of the most costly natural disasters that have ever happened in Australia resulting in a whopping $4.3 billion in damages.
Verdant and thick moss flowing atop a roof looks really pretty. While it adds a sense of fairy tale to a home, moss adds no other value to a home. As a matter of fact, if you leave it unchecked, the moss could seriously damage your home costing you thousands of dollars in the end.