Tag: Home Insurance

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Could your status update affect your claim?

Could your status update affect your claim? Given the nature of social media and the millions of us who use it every day, you probably weren’t alone in posting pictures, videos and status updates showing off your recent Christmas presents and festive celebrations. But did you stop to think that posting information like this on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat [...] Read more
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Bonfires and fireworks

Bonfires and fireworks Autumn has arrived, the days are getting shorter and the nights longer. You may be preparing the garden for winter and arranging any rubbish for a seasonal bonfire. And, at this time of year, where there's a bonfire there could be fireworks. Keep your distance Bonfires and fireworks can be a good excuse to bring together family [...] Read more
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Don’t pay for your DIY disasters

The cost of a burglary Don’t pay for your DIY disasters The warmer weather might prompt you to finally get those home improvement projects underway, but are you covered if your DIY goes awry? With a free supply of hints, tips and video guides available at the click of a button, you might feel confident about saving a bit of [...] Read more
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The cost of a burglary

The cost of a burglary Figures have revealed that burglary costs the average homeowner over £2,800 in stolen valuables and almost £600 to pay for damage caused by the break-in. There were 713,000 domestic burglaries in 2015, and while you may see many of these reported in local newspapers you rarely hear about the cost to victims. Fixing the damage [...] Read more
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Are your contents underinsured?

Are your contents underinsured? When it comes to insuring your home and contents, many people take out far less cover than they need, risking potential upset if it comes to making a claim. The average UK home contains around £55,000 worth of possessions, but an average insurance policy covers just £35,000, leaving a huge £20,000 worth of uninsured valuables per [...] Read more
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Is your home winter-proof?

Is your home winter-proof? With the year coming to an end and winter just around the corner we can start to expect colder, wetter, stormier weather conditions instead of the brighter, warmer days of summer. This makes it a good time of year to assess how well protected your home and possessions are against the potential damage winter may cause. [...] Read more