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So You Thought That Was a Basement?

Posted by WSRB on February 12, 2014

The decision to rate a lower level as a basement instead of a first floor can mean the difference between treating a building as class rated or specifically rated. For an insured, this can have an effect on how their premium is calculated. However, the distinction isn’t always obvious, especially in the hilly Northwest.

Here is a quick guide to how we treat lower levels in our loss cost reports:

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Topics: property risk inspections, Building Construction, Inspections, Insurance loss cost inspections

What Do Those Diamonds on Flammable Liquid Containers Mean?

Posted by WSRB on March 25, 2013

Have you ever wondered what those diamonds on flammable liquid containers mean? If so, we have the answer. It's a long one, but certainly helps to make the jobs of our commercial property inspectors easier.

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Topics: property risk inspections, insurance, Insurance loss cost inspections