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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He also indicated that 'the pipes can suffer threats such as corrosion and hidden damage, so we evaluate the risks and integrity with a series of tools to control the pipe inside.
"If you are buying private, then take along a list of areas to check on the car; those checks should include tyres, service history, the general condition of the bodywork, looking for dents, scratches and hidden damage.
Microcracking and hidden damage can lead to structural failures in polymeric matrixes.
* If there is a discrepancy over the cost of repairs or the contractor has found hidden damage, you should first contact the insurance company representative and try to resolve the difference.
Contract notice: buy acoustic sound recognition system to detect hidden damage and monitor facilities
An expert should be consulted and further inspection conducted if there are any concerns about structural integrity or hidden damage not observable by the appraiser.
Even if most of us may not have suffered serious sexual harassment, how many of us sustained more hidden damage inflicted by insecure men especially if we had the audacity to be successful?
The delivery of a healthy baby girl was the crowning glory and I prayed there was no hidden damage that would manifest later in her life.
Repeated wind-driven rain caused hidden damage, and water damage to insulation that could not be seen.
Repeated wind-driven rain caused hidden damage, namely rot, and water damage to insulation that could not be seen.
Never delay scheduled maintenance as it can lead to hidden damage.
They may look great on the outside, but have hidden damage under the tiles, such as a rotted felt membrane or disintegrating roofing paper.