Time To Review Home Insurance as stormy winter looms

With further unsettled weather expected in the coming days as Storm Brian passes over Ireland and the UK, homeowners are being advised to check that they have an adequate level of home insurance in place. AA Home Insurance is urging property owners and landlords to take the time now in advance of the winter season to […]

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Time for Last Minute Home Repairs as Winter Nears

With Hurricane Ophelia signalling the start of what may be a wet and windy winter for Ireland, AA Home Insurance is warning homeowners to take the time to carry out any home repairs that had been ignored over the summer months. While recent research from the home insurance provider found that just 1% of homeowners intend […]

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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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