DAMAGE APPRAISALS FOR AUTO, HEAVY EQUIPMENT, MARINE AND RECREATION VEHICLES:

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.

Contact us now :

canavans@canavans.ca

Phone: 1 800 680 6286
Local : 902 423 6286

Our qualified automotive appraisers can conduct:

LEASE END INSPECTIONS

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.

WARRANTY / MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS

Have been providing warranty inspections for many years and have the people and technology to provide a professional report.

REPAIRED SALVAGE INSPECTIONS

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.

COLLISION DATA COLLECTION SERVICES

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.

THEFT RECOVERED OR UNRECOVERED

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.

OLD AND NEW VEHICLE INSPECTIONS

Have the knowledge and resources to provide an accurate value on your vehicle or equipment.

FIRE INSPECTIONS

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.

CATASTROPHIC LOSS SERVICES (CAT)

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).

RE-INSPECTIONS (DURING OR AFTER THE REPAIR)

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.

IMAGING

Remote image services by trained personal are available when required.

TECHNICAL INSPECTIONS

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.

THIRD PARTY INDEPENDENT INSPECTIONS PERFORMED BY PROFESSIONALS

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.

TAILORED FLEXABLE REPORTS FOR A VARIETY OF ASSIGNMENTS OR CLAIMS.

A full time programmer on staff to create the correct form that fits the Insurers needs.

STANDARDIZED REPORTING AND FORMS

  • Electronic Reporting – Up to date electronic reporting system that is utilized by many insurers. Can be customized to fit your specific needs.
  • Cost Calculation – Determination of excessive wear and tear. Our team will calculate the proper cost of parts and equipment, and will depreciate the cost when applicable.
  • Electronic Data Exchange – We have the most sophisticated electronic data exchange system available and we are constantly upgrading when required.
  • Inspection Criteria –Industry Recognized standards are always followed, which is imperative in us providing you with a professional and accurate reporting.
  • East to read Summary Reports that will show your figures at a glace.

Used Vehicle Pre Purchase Inspections

We’re your best friend

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.

Lease Takeover Inspections

Get an expert opinion

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.

Contact us now : canavans@canavans.ca
Phone: 1 800 680 6286
Local : 902 423 6286