INSURANCE EXPLAINED

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5 Home Improvements you should get the pros in for

Don’t risk a DIY disaster with work you're not qualified for. These jobs definitely fall into our don't do it yourself category, it’s time to get the pros in.

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5 things your home insurance might not cover

When it comes to protecting your belongings, never assume everything is covered by insurance, make sure you're fully covered by considering these 5 things.

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What's contents insurance?

Contents insurance protects the contents of your home (like your furniture, clothes and gadgets) against damage or theft.

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What's accidental damage cover?

What's Accidental Damage cover? Accidental damage cover is usually additional cover you can buy to protect your things if they are damaged by accident.

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What's excess on your car insurance?

If you make an insurance claim the excess is a fixed amount agreed between you and your insurer that you pay when making a claim on your car insurance.

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8 biggest film explosions

As a gentle warning we revisit 8 of the most destructive explosions from the silver screen. Hopefully you’ve never made an insurance claim for serious damage.

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Top tips for protecting your home from fires

House fires are among the biggest insurance risks homeowners face, vast damage is caused in a matter of minutes. Here are some ways you can protect your home.

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5 most bizarre insurance claims

There are some obvious reasons why people make home insurance claims; burglary, storm damage, floods, to name a few. But sometimes claims are simply bizarre. 

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New homeowners checklist

When you're moving house, make sure insurance is on your to-do list. There are also 5 other things you should think about before settling into your new place.

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5 home security lessons from Home Alone

If you want to boost your home security whilst you're away, follow these five security tips we learnt from Home Alone.

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Top 10 most expensive items in your home

Avoid costly insurance mistakes by reading our list of the most common and expensive home insurance mistakes that are made. It’s truly valuable advice.

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What's third party car insurance

Third party insurance is the minimum level of insurance allowed for your car. It covers other vehicles, properties and injuries but not your own.

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What's home insurance?

There are two types of home insurance. Contents insurance covers your belongings for theft and damage. Buildings insurance insures the structure of your house from damage.

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6 things to think about before you rent a property

What home insurance should you get as a landlord? There are 6 things to think about to make the process run as smoothly as possible.

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5 things to check before you go on holiday

Before you begin to relax and enjoy your holiday, make sure you are organised and have nothing to worry about whilst away. Check out these top holiday tips.

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What's buildings insurance?

Buildings insurance covers the cost of repairs needed after flood, fire, storm or other damage. It can also cover some fixtures such as fitted kitchens.

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5 more unusual causes of house fires

House fires aren’t all started by candles, stove or chimneys. We explore some of the stranger causes, so you can help prevent them.

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Renovations which may have an impact on your home insurance

Ready to renovate? Don’t forget – changes to the structure, or how you use your property may affect your home  insurance cover.

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Top 10 home insurance mistakes

Avoid costly insurance mistakes by reading our list of the most common and expensive home insurance mistakes that are made. It’s truly valuable advice.

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What's comprehensive car insurance?

Comprehensive car insurance covers your car and others against fire, damage and theft. 

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5 occasions when you need to step up your home security

Many burglaries are opportunistic. The more exposed your property looks to a thief, the more chance of you being victim of burglary. Find out when you are most vulnerable and how to protect your home.