The annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over €400 per annum according to the AA’s latest ‘Cost of Running a Home’ report. On average, an Irish homeowner can now expect to spend almost €18,000 per annum on owning and maintaining their home. Research undertaken by the insurance intermediary has… Continue reading Significant Jump In Cost of Running a Home
As we all now find ourselves spending more time in our homes than we ever imagined, you might finally find yourself with some time to get around to the jobs that you’d long been putting off. However, if you’re nearing the end of your DIY list, now can be a good time to make sure… Continue reading Home Contents Checklist – What Should You Cover?
With many of us now spending more of our day at home than we would have ever imagined, protecting your home from any unfortunate mishaps is more important now than ever before. Juggling family life and working from home is challenging enough, without any additional drama such as accidental damage or your freezer going kaput.… Continue reading Staying Safe At Home During The COVID-19 Outbreak
Just under 13% of Irish homeowners have managed to do some sort of damage to their property while attempting DIY, according to the results of the latest AA Ireland Home Insurance survey. With many people taking advantage of the time at home during the COVID-19 outbreak to carry out some DIY work, the AA is encouraging those… Continue reading 1 in 8 have damaged their home when attempting a DIY job
According to research carried out by the Central Bank of Ireland in 2015, 1 in 5 homeowners who have a mortgage could make savings by switching mortgage provider. Much like securing a mortgage in the first place, switching your provider isn’t always straight-forward. Is switching right for you? Check out the advice from AA Mortgage… Continue reading Switching Mortgage Provider: Will you save?
Whether you’ve bagged a few Black Friday bargains or you’re yet to get around to starting your Christmas shopping, now is the time to make home security a priority and keep your new purchases or gifts safe. Between burglaries, weather damage, and potential fires, there can be an increased risk of your contents being damaged… Continue reading Essential Home Safety Guide For Winter
A recent report has found that 42% of home insurance claims relating to burglary are made between October and January meaning now is the time to make sure your home is fully secure. The combination of darker evenings and busy winter schedules means that burglars will be on the lookout for potential opportunities to strike.… Continue reading 5 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe From Burglary This Winter
The annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over €1,000 per annum according to the latest ‘Cost of Running a Home’ analysis from AA Home Insurance, with the average homeowner now spending over €17,000 on owning and maintaining their home. Research undertaken by the insurance intermediary has found that the… Continue reading AA Ireland Report The Annual Cost of Owning a Home
Follow our Halloween safety tips BOO-low and it will be all fright on the night. Mwah-ha-ha! COSTUMES CATCHING FIRE – Make sure your costume (whether adult or child) is made of flame-resistant material. You should also try to wear a layer of clothes under your costume so that there is a barrier between it and… Continue reading How to stay safe at Halloween
Homeowners are being urged to double-check how secure their home is ahead of the holiday season in order to reduce the risk of a home break-in while they’re abroad. According to a recent AA Home Insurance survey of over 5,000 people, over 60% of respondents (61.46%) indicated that they would be taking additional precautions during… Continue reading Beef Up Home Security Ahead of Holiday Season, AA Warns