1 in 3 Homeowners have Experienced Poor Workmanship

Over a third of Irish homeowners have experienced poor quality workmanship first hand in the course of carrying out home improvements. As part of an AA Home Insurance of over 3,000 homeowners, 34.98% of those surveyed stated that they had personally experienced bad practice from a tradesperson or service provider when having work done to […]

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Houses in Wicklow, Dublin Have Most Expensive Contents

Homes in Wicklow, Dublin and Kildare have the highest value contents in the State, according to an AA Home Insurance analysis of the value of contents insured. Homeowners in Co. Wicklow insure their contents for an average of €46,327.50, down slightly from the 2016 average of €47,247.11 for Wicklow homeowners. The analysis found that the […]

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1 in 8 have damaged their home when attempting a DIY job

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. The survey, which was carried out in April 2017, found that just over 1 in 8 admitted that their attempt at DIY had […]

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Only 1 in 4 Homeowners Fully Understand Their Cover

An AA Home Insurance survey of has found that only 25% of Irish homeowners fully understand what’s covered by their home insurance policy. The survey, which was undertaken by nearly 7,000 people showed that of these, 27% of Irish men fully understand what’s covered, in comparison to 23.5% of Irish women. “At times we can […]

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8% of Homeowners Would Tackle Burglar Head On

Almost 8% of Irish homeowners would be willing to tackle a home intruder directly in an attempt to restrain them until Gardaí arrive, according to recent findings from AA Ireland. 7.83% of the almost 7,000 respondents to an AA Home Insurance survey stated that in the event of a hypothetical burglary their first action would […]

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8% of Homeowners Would Tackle Burglar Head On

Almost 8% of Irish homeowners would be willing to tackle a home intruder directly in an attempt to restrain them until Gardaí arrive, according to recent findings from AA Ireland. 7.83% of the almost 7,000 respondents to an AA Home Insurance survey stated that in the event of a hypothetical burglary their first action would […]

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Home Insurance: 4 Steps to Reduced Premiums

A recent report from AA Ireland highlighted that almost 1 in 3 homeowners have experienced some level of difficulty in finding affordable home insurance. However, in good news for homeowners there are some simple steps you can take to help reduce what you pay for home insurance. Review your cover annually While reviewing the details […]

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Home Insurance: 1 in 3 have problems affording cover

Over 1 in 3 Irish homeowners have experienced difficulty in finding home insurance at an affordable price, according to recent analysis by AA Ireland. 9.82% of the near 7,000 respondents to an AA Home Insurance survey fully agreed with the statement “I have had difficulty obtaining house insurance for a fair price.” Meanwhile, a further […]

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Home Renovations: 57% planning upgrades in 2017

Over 57% of Irish homeowners intend on carrying out home renovations at an average spend of up to €5000 within the next 12 months, an AA Home Insurance Survey of almost 11,000 people has found. While 36.05% of respondents said they would ‘probably’ make improvements to their home within the next 12 months, 21.11% stated they […]

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Home Renovations: 57% planning upgrades in 2017

Over 57% of Irish homeowners intend on carrying out home renovations at an average spend of up to €5000 within the next 12 months, an AA Home Insurance Survey of almost 11,000 people has found. While 36.05% of respondents said they would ‘probably’ make improvements to their home within the next 12 months, 21.11% stated they […]

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