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Can I get a quote for the damage to my property while I wait for a claims assessor?

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Last updated 03 February 2016

Yes, you can have a tradesperson give you a quote for the damage but it’s important not to start any repair work until our assessor has inspected your property. The only time repairs should be done is if they’re emergency repairs that need to be carried out to prevent further damage.

It’s a good idea to keep copies of any quotes you receive so you can give them to our assessor.


Important information: Home Insurance is provided by Commonwealth Insurance Limited ABN 96 067 524 216 AFSL 235030 (CIL). CommInsure is a registered business name of CIL. CIL is a wholly owned non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124 (The Bank). The Bank does not guarantee the obligations or performance of CIL or the products it offers. This information is provided by CIL and where we refer to ‘we’, 'us' and ‘our’, we mean CIL. You can download a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and Financial Services Guide (FSG) or call us on 13 2423 for a paper copy.

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