Hidden Damage

Hidden Damage

Damage to an asset that is not immediately apparent. For example, a roof with hidden damage may appear unharmed until it leaks during a rain storm. Insurance policies provide coverage for both hidden and obvious damage.
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With used car sales expected to top 44 million this year, consumers should be on high alert for signs of hidden damage and potential fraud.
SunSense UK is set to embark on a nationwide tour to talk about the dangers of intentional tanning and reveal the hidden damage already caused to people's skin by the sun.
It also states how to find hidden damage and how to fix any hail damage in your roof.
They may look great on the outside, but have hidden damage under the tiles, such as a rotted felt membrane or disintegrating roofing paper.
With no heat or power, the three buildings were ordered evacuated until power was restored and a contracted electrician assessed all power circuits to each unit to confirm there was no hidden damage that might spark additional fires.
SCOTS sun-worshippers are to be shown frightening scanner images of the hidden damage UV radiation does to their skin.
The figures expose the huge hidden damage our troops suffer, especially on the front line in Afghanistan.
Using specialist skin-scanning technology, the scan highlights hidden damage lurking beneath the skin's surface caused by overexposure to UV, both from sunbeds and the sun.
He was left on the sidelines as a precaution and will see a specialist to make sure there isn't any hidden damage.
Confirmation of this may be important to you if you ever plan to sell the property, or if a neighbor discovers hidden damage on their property and decides to sue using a "shot gun" approach to identify responsible parties.
All of this leads, quite predictably, to low self-esteem in children with ADHD, although their other symptoms draw so much attention that this very corrosive but hidden damage is overlooked by adults in their lives.
Flames spread into the wall and ceiling voids of the Imperial Swallow Hotel, on Jesmond Road, Newcastle, causing vast amounts of hidden damage.