The Cavity Insulation Guarantee Agency (CIGA) is an independent body that provides 25 year guarantees for Cavity Wall Insulation fitted by registered installers in the UK and Channel islands.
The standard Guarantee covers traditionally constructed residential property. Whilst a CIGA Commercial Guarantee is available to owners of qualifying non residential property.
CIGA also promotes the Cavity Wall Insulation Self Certification scheme (CWISC) in association with the British Board of Agrément where work by registered contractors complies with the requirements of the Building regulations.
Usually before any installation begins a CIGA registered installer will perform a pre-installation assessment to ensure that the property is suitable for Cavity Wall Insulation.
When the insulation has been completed and final payment has been received, the installer will then apply to CIGA for a Guarantee, a certificate will later be sent to the homeowner. The Guarantee itself can be produced in the event of a claim or if you sell the property as it also available to subsequent owners of the property.
Here is an example of what a your CIGA certificate should look like
Did you know that some of these insulation materials can also be removed and your property restored to its original intention? This is were we can help. If you have suffered any of these symptoms and believe it to be a direct result of your cavity wall insulation then do not hesitate to contact us now!