your insurance claim scope of works
  • December 5, 2023
  • Effective Building
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Dealing with insurance claims can be a daunting process, especially when it comes to ensuring that the scope of works adequately covers the damages to your property. At Effective Building and Consultancy, we understand the frustration that can arise when you’re not satisfied with your insurance claim’s scope of works. In this blog post, we’ll explore common issues policyholders face and why reaching out to us can make a significant difference in achieving a fair and comprehensive resolution.

Common Issues with Insurance Claim Scope of Works:

  1. Incomplete Assessments:
  2. Insurance companies may sometimes provide scope of works that overlook certain damages or fail to consider the full extent of repairs and replacements needed.
  3. Estimation Discrepancies:
  4. Policyholders often find discrepancies between their own repair estimates and the figures provided by insurance adjusters, leading to questions about fair compensation.
  5. Communication Challenges:
  6. Understanding the language and procedures of insurance claims can be challenging. Miscommunication or lack of clarity in the scope of works may leave policyholders uncertain about the coverage they are entitled to.
  7. Negotiation Complexities:
  8. Negotiating with insurance companies can be complex and intimidating. Many individuals may not feel equipped to advocate for their rights and secure a fair scope of works without professional assistance.

How Effective Building and Consultancy Can Help:

  1. Expert Assessments:
  2. Our team comprises experienced professionals who specialize in assessing damages to properties. We conduct thorough inspections to ensure that all damages are accurately identified and included in the scope of works.
  3. Detailed Documentation:
  4. We understand the importance of comprehensive documentation. Our experts assist in preparing detailed reports, including photographs and estimates, to support your case and ensure that all necessary repairs are covered.
  5. Negotiation Support:
  6. Negotiating with insurance companies requires skill and knowledge. We act as your advocates, leveraging our expertise to engage in effective negotiations and ensure that your interests are prioritized.
  7. Policy Understanding:
  8. Insurance policies can be complex, and understanding the fine print is crucial. We guide you through your policy, helping you understand your coverage and ensuring that the scope of works aligns with the terms and conditions of your insurance agreement.
  9. Legal Expertise:
  10. In cases where disputes persist, our team can provide access to legal expertise. We work with experienced attorneys specializing in insurance claims to explore legal avenues and advocate for your rights.


At Effective Building and Consultancy, our commitment is to ensure that you receive a fair and comprehensive scope of works for your insurance claim. If you find yourself dissatisfied or facing challenges in navigating the complexities of the claims process, give us a call. Our team is here to support you, from expert assessments and documentation to negotiation and, if necessary, legal assistance. Don’t let the frustration of an unsatisfactory scope of works stand in the way of restoring your property to its pre-loss condition. Reach out to Effective Building and Consultancy, where your satisfaction is our priority.
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About Elie Farah

Elie Farah is a Building Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Elie has specialised knowledge in development acquisitions, blue-chip properties and inspections, as well as flood-affected and waterfront properties, heritage buildings, bushfire management and existing use rights.

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