Canavans Appraisals have the training and equipment to provide accurate, quality damage appraisals and valuations. We have experts in all fields required to carry out a quality appraisals. Our data base of knowledge is extensively compiled from our 27 staff appraisers that are second to none. Canavans has a very impressive management reporting system that can be tailored in such a way to provide loss information to any insurer or client.
We have the knowledge and training to properly identify and assess vehicle condition including documentation of prior damage. Canavans has a database of vehicles that have been appraised by our staff for insurance claims. All inspectors take a minimum of two courses per year on identifying damage and repair to ensure repairs meet industry standards. The majority of these assignments are sent to us through AutoVin field services.
Have been providing warranty inspections for many years and have the people and technology to provide a professional report.
Can inspect a vehicle that has been involved in an accident and was branded Salvage Rebuildible and then repaired. We can determine if it is a quality safe repair that meets industry acceptable repair standards. This is extremely important for the safety of the motoring public.
Can inspect a vehicle that was involved in an accident and collect the impact data that is required by a forensic engineer to determine the force of the impact. This data can then be interpreted by specialty engineering firms such as Contrast Engineering.
Have the knowledge to inspect a recovered stolen vehicles or equipment in order to insure that all theft related damage is documented correctly. Our appraisers collect data on the unrecovered and recovered vehicles or equipment to provide a value according to all information received and collected.
Have the knowledge and resources to provide an accurate value on your vehicle or equipment.
Our appraisers have the knowledge to determine the cause of the fire whenever possible. We also work with forensic engineers to determine the cause of the loss when necessary.
Canavans has appraisers in all of Atlantic Canada and we work very closely with other appraisal companies throughout Canada and the USA. This allows our CAT team to provide help in the event of a major loss (CAT).
There are companies that require re-inspections during or after the repair and we have the staff to perform and report on such an inspection.
Remote image services by trained personal are available when required.
We provide in-depth Technical Inspections for fire, mechanical, structural, warranty and many other types of issues. When you need a professional opinion call on us.
There are situations where a third party inspection and opinion is required to help in settling a loss and as experienced professionals we can assist you with this.
A full time programmer on staff to create the correct form that fits the Insurers needs.
For our private customers considering the purchase of a used vehicle, we offer reliable valuations. When it comes to buying a used car, we’re your best friend. As automotive experts who’ve been in the business for decades, Canavans can help you distinguish what’s worth buying and what isn’t. Our professional inspectors will travel to the vehicle of your choice and complete a comprehensive and detailed inspection report, enabling you to make an informed decision and giving you peace of mind.
For customers who are terminating a lease or taking over a new one, Canavans will provide an expert opinion on the condition of your vehicle. We help you understand what constitutes normal wear and tear according to leasing company guidelines and distinguish what is chargeable and what is not. These types of inspections can save you thousands of dollars and eliminate any nasty surprises.