Hail Damaged Camper Trailer

Submitted: Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 03:54
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My camper trailer has just been through a huge storm with tennis ball sized hail. AS a result the car is now a write off and the camper tent section is very stretched and sagging with dimples all over it. Has anyone had experiences with this and is it repairable. I am insured through CIL, is it worth claiming this on insurance? Has anyone had similar dealings as this with CIL? Thanks
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Reply By: Member - Tony H (touring oz) - Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 06:22

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 06:22
My experience with CIL (although not currently insured with them) has been good. I would be talking to a couple of van/trailer repairers in your area to find out what your next step is, be guided by there feedback, then contact CIL......... that's why you paid for insurance....for cases like this
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Reply By: olcoolone - Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 08:08

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 08:08
Why wouldn't you claim...... I am pretty sure the damage will be greater than your excess.

In most cases the canvas will get replaced with a new canvas.
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Follow Up By: Member - Sn00py2 (NSW) - Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:50

Monday, Nov 18, 2013 at 11:50
Totally agree,

A few years ago I had a similar problem with the canopy on my boat. The canvas was not only dented and stretched but also the lining got broken. I was with GIO at the time and they replaced the canopy with no questions asked. Just sent in a few photo's with the claim and 2 quotes and they approved it on the spot.

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