Trace and access cover will pay the costs of finding a leaking pipe and it’s likely your buildings insurance policy includes it.
Trace and access refers to the detection and uncovering of a leak in the home. It is usually part of a home insurance buildings policy but is not included on every policy as standard.
Although trace and access will cover the location of a leaking pipe, it does not cover the cost of repairing the leak or repairing damage caused by the leak.
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It doesn’t cover:
91% of building insurance policies have trace and access cover
Based on 383 policies listed on Defaqto
Last checked 10 June 2019