Don't be scared, be prepared this autumn

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Autumn’s awesome: colour-changing trees, pumpkins, fireworks and Christmas round the corner… But the shorter
evenings and longer nights which come with it can make things easier for anyone looking to break in.

Protect your home now - so you can chill when it's chilly

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Autumn is in full swing and thoughts are turning to firesides, fireworks and festivities. But it’s also the best time to
prepare your home for the colder, wetter days down the road.

What is my house worth?

house worth


House prices are in the news a lot and often have us wondering what our own home is worth. So, whether you're planning a move or just feeling curious - here's how to work out how much your property could be worth.

What to do if you have a frozen pipe

frozen pipes


In order to thaw a frozen pipe, you must first determine which pipe or pipes are frozen. To do this you need to open the taps on the sinks etc, if no water comes out, or only a slight trickle escapes, then a pipe leading to it is likely to be frozen.

Keeping your home warm and safe when it snows

keeping your home warm


You don’t want your boiler breaking down as soon as the dark winter nights draw in. If you think something isn’t right it’s best to get it fixed sooner rather than later, even if it isn’t that cold yet.

Staying safe when driving on wet roads

staying safe when driving on wet roads

Roads could be more congested than usual and you’ll have to drive slower, so you may want to consider setting off earlier. You might find it useful to check your route, and stay updated on the weather using the Met Office website.

If you HAVE to drive on a snow day

driving on a snow day


Our policies do cover driving in the snow, but it’s worth taking extra precautions in extreme weather. Here’s a few simple tips to stay safe before hitting the (wintry) road…

Car maintenance tips for those summer road trips



So the summer holidays are here, and with that so are the road trips to theme parks, long distance family, or maybe even Euro Disney.

What to do if you're involved in a car accident

car accident


Being involved in a car accident can be scary, especially if you’re not sure what to do next. Our guide talks through the steps to take, who to contact and what information to collect.