Electrical Equipment

Electrical Service Panels

A key component of any electrical system in a home or business is the electrical service panel. These panels redirect electricity from the grid (through the meter) into the various…

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Guide to 5 Common Types of Lighting Seen in Residential Claims

Last year, electrical and lighting components made up nearly 20 percent of the items StrikeCheck assessed for carriers. That percentage is understandable when you think about all the different types…

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Electrical Wiring Claim Overview

Understanding Claims for Wiring Damage There are a number of causes for damaged wiring, including improper installation, wear and tear, and lightning strikes, but regardless of the cause, it can…

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Bah Humbug: Ways Holiday Decorations Can Be the Cause and Subject of Property Insurance Claims

On the first day of Christmas my insureds gave to me, claims caused by a holiday tree. Those lyrics probably won’t catch on for the classic tune, but it’s a…

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Generator Overview

Many homes and businesses have standby generators (sometimes called “backup generators”) in case of a power outage. Unfortunately, there are several electrical and mechanical components susceptible to damage through surge…

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Commercial Electronic Equipment Claims Guide

Which electronically powered item is the most important? To commercial policyholders, all impact how their business runs, from restaurant appliances and office networking equipment to retail point of sale components.…

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Well Pump Overview

Submersible Well Pumps As an insurance adjuster, you’re may see claims for damaged well pumps, particularly submersible well pumps. These well pumps push water from below the ground into a…

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Which Commercial Electrical Equipment is Likely to Be in Property Insurance Claims?

Commercial claims can be more complex than their residential counterparts, particularly those with electronically powered items. This equipment may be bigger, is often customized, and could need to follow specific…

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Generator Maintenance Guide

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, each year, the average American property experiences at least one power outage lasting more than 5 minutes. It’s not surprising, then, that standby…

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Commercial Electrical Equipment Losses for Adjusters Webinar Recording

Any adjuster who handles claims with electrical and specialty equipment will gain better insight into a variety of commercial electronics and their insurance impacts with StrikeCheck’s Commercial Electrical Equipment Losses…

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Electrical Panel Claim Information

Electrical panels are an essential part of any property, whether residential or commercial, and claim expenses for electrical panel damage can compound quickly. If a loss occurs and the panel…

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Hazardous Energy: Tips for Generator Safety

In 2017, Hurricane Irma left more than 60% of Floridians without power in the days following landfall. The disaster meant more than a loss of power for them, however. The…

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StrikeCheck Commercial Restaurant Claim Case Study

Multiple malfunctioning coolers and lights spell trouble for any policyholder but particularly for one running a restaurant. The adjuster handling this commercial claim needed support or risked making settlements based…

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Handling Standby Generator Claims

The number of power outages in the United States have increased significantly over the past decade due to severe weather, heightened demand on the electrical grid, and outdated electrical infrastructure.…

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Winter Electrical Fires

Did you know that December and January are the leading months for residential fires? While the risk is prevalent year-round, it’s even greater in the winter months, particularly for electrical…

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Handling Electrical Wiring Damage Claims

Claims involving damaged electrical wiring can cross an adjuster’s desk for a number of reasons. Whether your insured claims that the wiring was damaged from a high heat event (such…

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Electrical Systems Case Study

StrikeCheck’s thorough investigations, swift cycle times, and actionable reports enable insurance carriers to settle claims quickly and accurately. This case study involving an electrical system loss illustrates how StrikeCheck helped…

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Inspecting Electrical System Claims Recorded Webinar

Claims that involve damage to electrical systems can be particularly tricky even for seasoned adjusters. Understanding the basics of how these systems function, how they can become damaged, and what…

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Voltage Irregularities Could Strike Out Lightning Claims

All too often claims cross your desk stating electrical equipment was struck by lightning. In fact, according to the StrikeCheck 2020 Annual Claims report, lightning was the most frequently claimed…

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Generator Schematic

When a generator breaks, your customers may come to you with a claim to see if the repairs (or replacement) fall within their coverage. If you aren’t a generator expert,…

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Commercial Generators Guide

It’s easy to forget that commercial generators are a necessary piece of equipment to keep businesses up and running, but they still wind up in property claims. Commercial adjusters can…

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Electrical Systems Claims Kit for Insurance Adjusters

Evaluating claims for electrical systems can be incredibly complex, especially if you aren’t an electrician or an electrical engineer. As an insurance adjuster, you still want to handle these claims…

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Top Facts to Know About Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors for Insurance Claims

Various insurance carriers require or incentivize policyholders to have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes or businesses as these devices could mean a matter of life or death.…

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Previously Recorded Webinars

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