Guides

Understanding home insurance

Learn more about home insurance, and how the Halifax can help keep your home and your things protected.

What is home insurance?

What is buildings insurance?

What is contents insurance?

What is underinsurance?

Switching home insurance

Protecting your home

Preparing for extreme weather

When the weather gets really nasty, we've got advice on how to help protect and prepare your home.

Flooding

Storms

Snow and ice

More extreme weather guidance

Protecting your home from crime

Our practical guides will help you to protect your home against burglars.

Protecting your home from crime

Prepare for cold weather

Find out how to keep your home warm and toasty. Make a few changes and save on energy bills. And make sure you don't get any nasty surprises like burst pipes this winter.

Tips for winter and cold weather

Staying covered

When the weather gets really nasty, we've got advice on how to help protect and prepare your home.

Home maintenance

Wear and tear

Common claims

We hope you never need to make a claim. So we looked at the most common claims and put together our top tips to try and help you avoid making one.

Common claims

Avoiding electrical fires

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