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How we se le your claim
Warran es
The following warran es are applicable to the following sec ons of your policy Home, Sec on 1, Contents, Sec on 2 and Fine Arts, Sec on 4 unless otherwise stated:
All non-standard construc on buildings
Your building of non-standard construc on is covered for loss or damage caused by  re only if you comply with the following condi ons:
○ Surge and  re protec on
– you must install surge protec on (LPS) equipment in accordance with Na onal Building Regula ons (SANS
speci ca on)
– it must be installed by a person (LPS installer) who is competent to install, construct and test the LPS for compliance with the requirements
– you must also be in possession of an installa on safety report issued by the designer or installer of the LPS
– it must be serviced at least once every three years by an LPS installer and you must supply us, in the form
of a maintenance cer  cate, with written proof of this if required by us
– you must install at least a 5 kg CO2  re ex nguisher in every kitchen or cooking area and on every  oor or lo  if the building is higher than one storey
– the  re ex nguishers must be maintained and serviced at least once a year. OR
○ Lightning conductors and  re protec on
If a lightning conductor is installed it must comply with the following requirements:
– the lightning conductor must be of adequate height to protect the en re building at a minimum angle of 45o from the top of the building to ground level
– where chimneys or gables are not protected a peripheral conductor must be installed around or along them and the conductor must be appropriately earthed
– the lightning conductor must be appropriately earthed to an electrode
– where metal is used in the construc on of the thatch roof such as wire mesh or metal-coated insula on,
the lightning conductor must be separately earthed
– under no circumstances should steel pipes, cables or electric wiring be in direct contact with the thatch
– there must be adequate clearance between the thatch and metal objects under it
– where metals used in the construc on of the roof are not bonded and earthed, a minimum clearance of 1 m must be maintained between metals in the roof and water pipes, vent pipes, tanks, gas pipes, antennas, telephone and bell wires, burglar alarms and electrical wiring and condui ng
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