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How To Protect High-Value Items In Your Home
Home Insurance Knowledge
Wednesday 24th March 2021
There can be some confusion about how to make sure your high-value belongings are covered by your insurance and what counts as a valuable item. We're here to help clarify how your home insurance policy can protect more expensive items in your household.
What’s The Difference Between Buildings and Contents Insurance?
Home Insurance Knowledge
Thursday 8th October 2020
Home insurance is an umbrella term covering both buildings and contents insurance. Knowing the difference between these two terms is important to ensure that you have the right amount of cover for your property. Here we will provide you with the information you need to know.
How Does Working From Home Affect Your Home Insurance?
Home Insurance Knowledge
Thursday 10th September 2020
Working from home is something that many of us have had to do recently, and for some it is a regular occurrence. But what effect can working at home have on your home insurance? Do you need extra cover for office equipment or running a business?
Buying and Selling a House: What are Your Insurance Obligations?
Home Insurance Knowledge
Thursday 21st May 2020
In this article, we will answer questions such as “Why do you need buildings insurance in place right from the time when you exchange contracts?”, “Can you transfer insurance when you move house?”, and “Will your contents be insured during the move?”
How Do Storms Affect Your Home Insurance
Home Insurance Knowledge
Friday 21st February 2020
Here we will explore what you can do to protect your home from storm damage and we’ll discuss the impact on your home insurance if you do need to make a claim.
How to protect your home from theft this winter
Home Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 3rd December 2019
Christmas can be a wonderful time of year, but unfortunately, it’s a time when house burglaries are on the increase. Prompted by shorter daylight hours, the opportunity of finding Christmas gifts or the chance of finding unoccupied homes because the owners are away makes your homes too appealing. As prevention is greater than cure, our guide to protecting your home this winter, we hope will give you some valuable advice.
The Winter Home Insurance Guide
Home Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 12th November 2019
To save you money and inconvenience, now is the best time to get any home maintenance jobs covered. After the clocks go back, the winter months set in the days get colder and daylight gets shorter. Take a look at Be Wiser’s tips on how best to prepare your home this winter.
What insurance should you take out as a Tenant?
Home Insurance Knowledge
Tuesday 17th September 2019
With the continuous climb of house prices ensuring that the act of purchasing one has become increasingly more difficult, the number of those renting has soared. The flexibility that comes with renting is typically what draws young professionals to this area of the property market. Yet whether you own your home or not, it is essential that your home contents are adequately protected in the unfortunate event of permanent or accidental damage, or even theft.
What Is The Difference Between Buildings And Contents Insurance?
Home Insurance Knowledge
Thursday 8th August 2019
It is important to protect the building and contents of your home with adequate insurance. The two types of home insurance are Buildings and Contents cover. In this article, we will explore what each of these offers and why they are so important to have.