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Snow covered houses in the winter

Tuesday, 07 November 2023

Tips to winter-proof your home

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, our homes require a little extra love and care to protect them from freezing temperatures and an increased risk of theft and fire. By carrying out a ‘winter MOT’ on your property, you reduce the risk of a disaster ruining your plans and damaging your belongings, and the risk of costly repairs or making a claim on your insurance. So what should you be doing to protect yourself and your home this year?

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Drive in heavy rain

Wednesday, 01 November 2023

How to drive safely in heavy rain

Driving in heavy rain and wet conditions can be both stressful and dangerous. As well as the constant spray from other cars, reduced visibility and longer stopping distances, there’s also the risk of encountering deep puddles or even flooded roads.

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Man wiping condensation off windows

Wednesday, 18 October 2023

How to tackle damp and mould in your home

Damp in your home can occur for a number of reasons, and can become a serious problem, risking damage to your property or your health. So, what causes damp and mould? And what can you do to get rid of it, before it becomes a bigger issue?

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A stormy sky above houses in the countryside

Wednesday, 18 October 2023

Protect your home against stormy weather

Severe or stormy weather can cause all sorts of trouble for your home, and can sometimes result in serious damage to your property and possessions. Often damage is unavoidable, but there are precautions you can take to minimise the risks from severe weather. We’ve put together some useful hints and tips about what you can do when it comes to storms or flooding.

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Friday, 13 October 2023

What to do in the event of a flood?

If you do receive a weather alert and your home is at risk of flooding, here is a check list for the final precautions you can take.

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Driving in low emission zones

Thursday, 28 September 2023

What you need to know about driving in low emission zones

In recent years, concerns about air quality and the environmental impact of cars in built up areas have led to Low Emission Zones (LEZs) or ‘Clean Air Zones’ in various cities around the UK. These zones aim to reduce the levels of harmful pollutants, improving air quality and public health.

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