Building and contents cover with peace of mind built in.
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No excess on contents cover
If you haven’t claimed within the last 3 years we won’t apply any excess.
No hidden admin fees
If you need to make a change to your policy we won’t sting you with any admin fees.
Up to £500,000 buildings cover
Cover amount is based on number of bedrooms but can be increased if required.
Up to £100,000 contents cover
Up to 30% No Claims Discount
If you have been claim free for 3 or more years 30% discount will apply.
‘New for old’ cover
If an item cannot be repaired we will replace it with a new one.
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Simple online application with the ability to manage your policies.
Add on cover for help and support should you have an emergency at your home.
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For your quote you will need the following information to hand:
How old your home is
Number of occupants
total number of bedrooms
Type of ownership
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What is classed as valuable?
Valuables are classed as jewellery, watches, gold, silver, precious metals, gemstones, furs, pictures, curios and other works of art and stamp, coin and medal collections.
Is my PC covered as contents?
Yes, your PC is covered whilst in the home.
What is new for old?
New for old means to replace an item as new.
Can I take out personal possessions cover only?
No, this is only available in addition to home contents cover.
Is accidental damage covered?
Yes, accidental damage is automatically included.
What is the excess for buildings cover?
The manditory excess for buildings cover is £100 increasing to £1,000 in respect of Subsidence, Heave or Landslip.
Are drains covered?
Cover is provided under this policy for accidental damage to underground services and drain covers at the home for which you are legally liable.
Is damage from falling trees covered?
Yes, other than caused by felling or lopping.
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