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Log Burners Might Prove Too Hot for Your Home Insurer to Handle

Their popularity of log burners amongst those who are looking to take the edge off those cold winter evenings has been nothing short of explosive in recent years, yet due to their perceived ‘dangerous elements’ could mean that having one in your home will see your household insurance ...
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Industry Experts Say Home Insurance Claims at Lowest Point in 10 Years

Home insurance providers would have to go back as far as 2004 to observe lower claims than those they acknowledged last year if figures recently released by global finance specialists, Ernst & Young bear credence. According to the very latest statistics released by the long-established go-to firm for ...
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Policyholders with Leading UK Home Insurer Victims of Data Theft

It’s recently emerged that potentially thousands of Lloyds Bank Home Insurance policyholders have had the security of their personal data compromised in the aftermath of the theft of a data box. The high street bank has only just confirmed the news, despite the incident said to have taken ...
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Homeowners Being Urged to Get their Household Insurance in Order before Providing Impromptu Rugby World Cup Rentals

Event landlords are set to see their numbers swell this Autumn as the UK hosts the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and subsequently prepares to welcome scores of sports fans from far and wide to their humble (and not so humble) abodes for a defined period. With the very ...
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Brand New Home Insurance TV Ad Captures Nation’s Imagination

Now that the kids have returned to school after the summer holidays the nation’s retailer’s thoughts immediately turn to Christmas, like it or loathe it. But the one good thing about this otherwise frightening notion is that before too long the UK will be treated to yet another ...
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Tales of the home insurance policy unexpected

Sounding more like the titles which routinely accompany the video exploits which are all the rage on YouTube, some descriptions in the running for the most obscure home insurance claim award are often beyond bizarre. Like for instance the dog which gamely jumped into their owners state of ...
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Ensure that you’re not stung by pests which aren’t covered by your home contents insurance

The UK is currently under attack by plagues of insects, rodents and animals wreaking havoc with homeowners across the country this summer, thanks in large part to milder conditions earlier this year. The scourge of householders, picnickers, BBQ’ers and pub beer garden fans, our habitual nemesis the wasp ...
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Communication Breakdown Sees Third of Leaseholders Wrongly Believing They’re Insured

A leading UK insurance price comparison website has found that conflicting views results in some 1.5 million homeowners are potentially uninsured for their buildings and home contents thanks to them wrongly thinking that it’s the responsibility of their freeholder to arrange suitable insurance policies from the outset. This ...
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Home Insurance Premiums Take a Timely Tumble

There’s some good news for those currently in the market for home insurance products as the most recent reports confirm that the cheapest annual premiums in this sector have dropped by some 6.6% over the past 12 months to June this year. Pricing specialists, www.consumerintelligence.com have just released ...
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UK Landlords and Homeowners Warned About Perils of Renting Properties on Airbnb

It’s one of the business success stories of recent times, yet www.airbnb.co.uk – the hugely popular virtual community marketplace for people wanting to list, discover, and book unique accommodation around the world – could be instrumental in UK homeowners being handed hefty bills for not having appropriate levels ...
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