DIY Disasters

DIY Disasters

A quick internet search on the term “DIY” will bring up countless results ranging from making your own gifts, to customising shop-bought products, to traditional home-improvement jobs.  These last are often the source of comedy gold (think of the programme Home Improvement), but they can have serious consequences if they go wrong.  Here are five points to consider before you decide whether or not to go down the DIY route or call in the professionals.

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How Much Is Your Home Worth?

How Much Is Your Home Worth?

Your house is basically a pile of bricks and mortar.  Your home is whatever’s inside it that matters to you.  Obviously it’s important to insure your house itself appropriately, since you need somewhere to live, but it can be easier to determine the insurance value of your house itself than the value of the contents.  Here are some tips on protecting what really matters.

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Why Your Pet Would Insure You

Why Your Pet Would Insure You

Even those who’ve never had a pet and never wanted a pet could probably explain the arguments for having pet insurance, courtesy of the many adverts for the product. Now imagine what would happen if your pet could talk. What would it say about insuring you?

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Stop the thieves

Stop the thieves

These days, there is a lot of advice available about how to keep safe online and data-security breaches at major organizations make new headlines.  As Kim Kardashian recently demonstrated, however, breaches of physical security can be both frightening and costly (even with insurance).  With that in mind, here are three pointers to keeping yourself and your valuables safe in the real world.

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