Category Archives: Home Insurance

Hot tips for stopping leaks in a freezing winter

As Britain braces for another harsh winter, home insurers warn that homeowners need to check their water and heating systems are up to the job. Water damage from leaks was the main home insurance pay out last year.

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Facebook Flood Warnings: Keeping Out of Deep Trouble

Householder, landowners and businesses can immerse themselves in the latest flood information community launched on Facebook. Government agencies, online communities and businesses have joined the page to share advice with  those at risk of flooding.

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Boiler insurer in hot water over misselling policies

Boiler insurance customers can take cold comfort from their heating maintenance supplier suspending sales due to suspected misselling of their policies. HomeServe stopped marketing and taking on new customers after an independent audit revealed sale processes were below par – … Continue reading

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10 tips for protecting your home this winter

Insurers paid out £1 billion to home owners claiming for water damage after pipes burst in the freezing winters of the past two years. To help homeowners avoid the problem, here’s a guide to some ways to minimise the risk … Continue reading

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Home insurance costs hit a record high

Home insurance costs have tipped a record high – with the average cost of a combined buildings and contents policy reaching £205.55. As the Bank of England revealed inflation has soared to a 20-year high of 5.2 per cent, fuelled … Continue reading

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DIY bodgers building up home insurance trouble

DIY homeowners and cowboy builders trying to shoehorn as much living space as they can in to a home may have problems with their home insurance. Around 3 million homeowners are trapped in a property they cannot leave because they … Continue reading

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Clocks go back and insurance claims go up at Halloween

Homeowners without insurance better hope that those things that go bump in the night at Halloween are nothing worse than grouchy ghosts. With the nights closing in while Halloween and fireworks night are closing in, insurance companies are bracing themselves … Continue reading

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Tips for finding a cheap home insurance quote

Who doesn’t want cheaper home insurance? The Insurance Blogger looks at the basics of what’s covered and what isn’t covered and looks at the importance of making an inventory.

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Tips for finding high net worth home insurance

High net worth insurance is for wealthy homeowners with large properties filled with more expensive possessions. Standard home insurance often has a top limit for cover that is generally around £50,000. If you live in a large home, you may … Continue reading

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How to Reduce The Cost of Your House Insurance

Cheap home insurance is possible, even though the cost of cover seems to be going through the roof. Home buildings insurance is at the highest ever level – at around an average £150 according to the latest figures. At these … Continue reading

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