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Defect insurance on large-scale renovation work

Defect insurance on large-scale renovation work

Features of defect insurance on large-scale renovation work
The defect insurance for large-scale renovation work covers structural parts,
waterproofing parts, pipes of water supply/drainage and MEP systems
The insurance term is 5 years (2 years for handrail and others )
The defect insurance for large-scale renovation work covers the repair cost when a defect is found in the large-scale renovation work.

Outline of the defect insurance on large-scale renovation work

1.Procedures to take out of the defect insurance on large-scale renovation work
Registration at the AHWI member housing insurance company
Application for the defect insurance for large-scale renovation work
Start of the renovation work
Inspection by the AHWI member housing insurance company (insurer)
Application for issuance of the insurance policy (upon completion of the renovation work)
Receipt of the insurance policy (upon handover)
2.Mechanism of the defect insurance for renovation work
Mechanism of the defect insurance for renovation work

What will be covered

1.Cost to be covered
1.Cost of repair work
2.Investigation fee
3.Cost for temporary accommodation and move
2.Insurance Payment
Insurance Payment

*In case where a housing supplier is not able to carry out his
/her warranty liability due to bankruptcy or other reasons, the figure will be 100% instead of 80%.

3.Covered parts and insurance term
Covered partsInsurance termInsurable defectExample
Major structural
parts
5 years The part(s) does not satisfy
the basic durability performance
The structural durability stipulated
under the Building Standard Law is not satisfied
Parts to prevent
rainwater leakage
5 years The part(s) does not satisfy
the waterproof performance
Rainwater leakage
Pipes of water
supply/drainage
5 years When the ordinarily required
performance or function
is not satisfied
Water leakage or adverse slope
(due to a defect during the installation work)
MEP systems 5 years When the function is lost (due to a defective installation work)
Stopping of the function
Handrails
and others
2 years When the ordinarily required
level of safety is not satisfied
Unsteady handrails
(due to a defective corrosion proof work)

Inquiries

Housing Insurance Companies Designated by the Minister (AHWI members)
  • KK Jyutaku Anshin:813-6824-9095
  • Organization for Housing Warranty Ltd:813-6435-8870
  • JIO Corporation:813-6861-9210
  • House G-men Co.Ltd.:813-5408-8486
  • Houseplus Corporation:813-5962-3814
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