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Home Insurance

While home insurance isn’t a legal requirement, it’s sensible to protect your home by taking out both buildings and contents insurance. There’s a good chance you’ll need it at some point; UK insurance providers pay out a massive £8.1 million

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At any given moment, an estimated 2,000 thunderstorms are in progress around the world in various locations. Although they are most frequent in the tropics, they can occur just about anywhere on the planet. They are more likely to happen

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Dam it! Beavers Help Prevent UK Flooding

Britain’s largest rodent, the humble beaver, can help prevent flooding thanks to its habit of building dams across waterways. The semi-aquatic rodent has been reintroduced into the wild in the 21st century after over-hunting almost wiped it out. Today, this

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Flood Insurance Tips for High-Risk Areas

The majority of home insurance policies offer at least some level of flood damage as part of their buildings and contents cover, safeguarding the structure of your property and what’s inside. However, if you live in a high-risk area, it

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Lightning Strikes: The True Impact

If your home is struck by lightning, it can cause serious damage and have a devastating impact on your day-to-day life. You may think, “It won’t happen to me,” – but unfortunately, storms are getting worse because of climate change,

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Winter Flooding

Winter flooding is a serious threat for 2.4 million UK residents who live in high-risk areas, including coastal regions and areas prone to high rainfall. This year, some regions have suffered the wettest weather since records began in 1766, leading

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Mopping Up Flood Water

It isn’t just heavy rainfall we should be wary of when it comes to home flooding – there are other common causes inside the home that can do just as much damage. In fact, burst pipes, poor drainage, clogged rain

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Crashing Waves

People across the UK are bracing themselves for another weekend of gales and floods – just days after Storm Ciara wreaked havoc across the country, killing two people. The Met Office has warned that Storm Dennis is due to strike

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Fire do not cross Tape

No property is immune from the risks of fire – which can strike suddenly and without warning. Even when the occupants are careful, taking every precaution, it’s still possible that a blaze will break out in your home, leaving devastation

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Living Room Flood

It’s easy to take our water supply for granted, but when a plumbing emergency crops up, it can cause serious damage to your home. If you’re unlucky enough to suffer burst pipes, act fast to minimise the water damage. If

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