This Month's Top Articles
Home Insurance UK news (page 23):
|Avoid home insurance claims 'with controlled bonfires'|
|3rd April 2009|
|Advice has been offered to DIY enthusiasts on how they can avoid making a home insurance claim this Easter bank holiday.|
According to esure, any bonfires used to dispose of rubbish following a DIY or garden project should be kept firmly under control and supervised at all times.
|Take care with Easter DIY 'to avoid home insurance claims'|
|3rd April 2009|
|Brits have been urged to avoid making a claim on their home insurance over Easter by taking care when doing any DIY.|
According to esure, the average homeowner has over £5,000 worth of electrical goods and gadgets in their house.
Therefore it is advisable not to embark upon too...
|Households urged to protect plants with home insurance|
|2nd April 2009|
|Household are being urged to check that their home insurance policy covers the plants, shrubs and trees in their garden.|
Research conducted by Marks and Spencer (M&S) reveals the average garden contains £721 worth of greenery, however many people are failing to protect their foliag...
|Increased need for home insurance 'may be needed in rural areas'|
|1st April 2009|
|People living in rural areas may want to double check their home insurance is up to date following the publication of new statistics.|
According to claims figures released by NFU Mutual, there was a 14.7 per cent increase in the number of thefts from homes in the UK countryside in 2008.
|London boroughs are 'safe as houses'|
|27th March 2009|
|Those looking to purchase a new house and find cheap home insurance may be interested to find that some areas of London are among the safest in the UK.|
Properties in Kensington and Chelsea have been revealed by Virgin Money Home Insurance research to be the safest in England and Wales.
|Home insurance may be needed 'to combat pot pinchers'|
|27th March 2009|
|As spring arrives in the UK, it may be the perfect time for people to get outside and enjoy some time in their garden.|
However, they may also want to ensure that their home insurance policy covers the contents of their yard as it is also the prime time of year for pot pinchers.
|Norwich Union: Many people are underestimating home insurance|
|26th March 2009|
|It has been discovered that many people are not purchasing the correct home insurance for their properties.|
Research carried out by Norwich Union revealed that 86 per cent of houses in the UK are underinsured.
This is despite that fact that having the correct type of cover is essen...
|Home insurance 'should extend to garden items'|
|24th March 2009|
|Those who like to sit and enjoy their garden may want to take extra care to ensure their home insurance covers any items they keep outside.|
A poll conducted by Halifax Home Insurance found that last year, garden theft increased by 63 per cent over the summer months.
The cost of rep...
|Green homes 'can save money'|
|14th March 2009|
|Home insurance customers may be looking to save themselves some money as well as the environment by going green, it has been suggested.|
According to Helen Steed, microgeneration development manager at npower, using renewable energy can have a positive impact on energy bills.
|Contents insurance encouraged as 'Friday 13th is unlucky for some'|
|13th March 2009|
|Brits may want to take extra care to ensure their contents insurance is up to date as Friday 13th once again looms on the horizon.|
Research from Churchill has discovered that claims for accidental damage to mirrors and bathroom fittings increased by 20 per cent on Friday 13th February when ...