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    Default Does Insurance cover Borer

    Our staircase is broken because of borer under the carpet. We did not realise until we went through it. The entire staircase is infected and needs to come out. Will insurance cover this?

    Thanks.

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    doubt it...........

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    Gradual damage? Not usually covered.

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    No, usually the policy excludes damage by insects

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    Thanks all. Am new on the site and didnít see the responses as they were in spam.
    We have changed four steps but there is still borer in some. We painted with diesel and now praying.

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    Your replies are in moderation as you're new - but usually reviewed and released within hours.

    Are the stairs inside as diesel smells and there are sprays that don't have the smell.

    cheers,

    Donna
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