An escape of oil at your property can be a complex issue, and it’s essential that you get the right advice and ensure all damage is treated properly.
An Escape of oil can result in contamination resulting in noxious smells in the house which may pose a significant health and safety risk for occupants of the property. If you notice any symptoms of an oil spill at your property you need to act fast. Contamination can spread quickly to neighbouring properties and lands.
Investigations will be required from specialist remediation experts, who will carry out a site survey and soil sampling from the surrounding area to check for soil contamination. Soil testing is an important part of the tank testing process and assists in determining the potential cost for soil remediation.
Clearys Loss Assessors have dealt with all types of oil claims. We can help you compile, submit and negotiate your claim to a satisfactory settlement. Our aim is to minimise your stress, time lines and maximise your entitlement under your policy.
In the event of ESCAPE OF OIL:
Contact us for help.
The householder contacted us regarding a significant spill of oil which occurred after they received delivery of 1000L of kerosene oil. Approximately 200L of oil flowed under the house. Strong odours were noticed within the house during the next few days.
Our Loss Assessor attended the site immediately and documented all evidence including a full property survey and photographic survey. During next 2 days a remediation company was requested on our behalf to carry out a site investigation of oil contamination at the client’s property. The impact was confirmed and a remediation programme was proposed by the company.