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Britain’s Fast Approaching Flood Nightmare

Flooding scene in Yorik

Britain’s Fast Approaching Flood Nightmare By Stanley Amies Today is a scary time for the owners of coastal properties in the UK, with 2.4 million homes at risk of flooding from the seas or rivers. Yet as sea levels rise, tomorrow will just get more and more frightening. But it is not just those by the… Read more »

Un-lucky Strike

Last month, in just a single day, the UK was hit by more than 40,000 lightning strikes. Pure gold for the press with dramatic and terrifying images literally flooding the news channels. What the media didn’t show, however, was the indirect strikes and the resulting internal power surges causing damage to buildings and businesses across… Read more »

The Danger of Buying Insurance Online

beware when buying insurance online

WHEN is a bedroom not a bedroom? Maybe when it’s a playroom, a study or a walk-in wardrobe? That may be true in the eyes of the homeowners, but it is not a view necessarily shared by the insurer; to them a bedroom is still a bedroom regardless of how it is actually used. Earlier… Read more »

Open Plan Home Improvements

Time and again we see TV programmes urging us to knock down internal walls and build extensions to give us more room and let in more light. Rarely do we hear them warning of the dangers. It is now too late for this property owner to check and resolve any weaknesses or gaps in insurance… Read more »

Home Renovation & Extension Insurance

Now we all know the huffing and puffing of the big bad Wolf failed to bring down the three little pigs brick house…..but be warned, builders can unintentionally succeed where the Wolf failed. So for anyone planning to have any building work done at home it is essential your home buildings and contents insurers are… Read more »