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Delivering on insurance work

27 September 2017
Speedy response

 When disaster hits, insurance companies and their clients need a speedy response, says Switched On Managing Director Chris Hughes.

 “Insurance work is a key focus of ours because we are ideally set up to meet a full range of residential, commercial and private insurance work.

 “We can mobilise quickly, with an available network of over 60 Master Tradesmen registered tradespeople and have the logistical support to ensure insurance companies get everything they need to process claims quickly.

 “This mean we can get on with repair work as quickly and efficiently as possible when it’s needed most. It also means that insurance companies can trust our work – because ultimately the standard of insurance repair work reflects on the insurer.”

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Trusted partnerships

 Switched On has partnered with leading insurance providers including AA and Vero, and is Tier 1 accredited with AMP and Tier 2 accredited with IAG to provide construction services. Our team have also worked with a number of loss adjustors, including Crawford & Company, Cunningham Lindsey, and Godfreys Chartered Loss Adjusters.

 We offer a unique fixed-price service, ensuring that we work within clients’ timeframes and budgets. Through our partnerships, we are also able to offer insurance companies priority quotes with a fast turnaround to close out claims efficiently. This means the Switched On team is able to start making repairs on approved claims straight away.


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Experienced team 

Switched On has a strong background in residential and commercial renovations and alterations, with experience in repairing earthquake, flood, storm and fire damage.

 With an award-winning team of registered Master Builders, Painters and Electricians, our collective knowledge and skills means we can handle jobs of any size and complexity. With a full project management service, we are also able to seamlessly manage each job to ensure timely completion of the complete scope of works. 

We’re here when you need us – 24/7

 Disasters don’t just happen between nine and five on a week day, which is why the Switched On team is on call all day, every day of the year.

 Our urgent call-out service means we can offer help and support right away, such as making sure a premise is secure and weather-tight.

 We can then send out our quantity surveyors and project managers to complete construction surveys, so that our teams of contractors can get urgent repairs done quickly to restore homes, businesses and infrastructure.

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We’ve got you covered

 Switched On provides full project management so we’re set up to sort the logistical planning – wherever that work may be.

 Operating out of Christchurch and Wellington, we are in the best position to provide timely and professional help for the Canterbury region – from Ashburton up to Kaikoura – and Wellington, Kapiti, Lower and Upper Hutt. We also regularly work on residential insurance claims throughout the Wellington region, including conducting a large programme of work after the region’s floods in September 2016.

You’re in safe hands – guaranteed

 Switched On holds Master Builder, Master Electrician, and Master Painter certifications. We are also a Licensed Building Practitioner, Vero Approved Repairer, and Site Safe Member, and maintain the tertiary level requirements for ACC Workplace Safety, among other qualifications.