Majority Of Homeowners Plan To Increase Home Security In Lead Up To Christmas – AA

Over half of Irish homeowners are planning to take additional precautions to make their homes more secure in the lead up to Christmas, recent AA research has found. A survey of over 6,000 homeowners undertaken by AA Home Insurance found that 31% of respondents described themselves as “very likely” to take extra security measures to protect their […]

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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More Than Half Of Homeowners Planning Renovations In 2010

Over 57% of Irish homeowners intend on making improvements to their home 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% […]

AA Ireland. Report Highlights 2.47% Increase In Annual Cost Of Running A Home

After dropping for the first time in four years in 2015, the annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen again to €16,611.14 – equating to about 45.39 per cent of the current average Irish national wage, according to figures issued today by AA Home Insurance. The AA carries out a detailed […]

Top tips on how to burgle proof your home

We are now well and truly into to the swing of September where evenings are beginning to get shorter and your degree of vulnerability to home burglaries are somewhat increased. We have compiled some top tips to ensure you don’t fall victim to the latest break-in. Home security It would be good practice to develop […]

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DIY and Home Insurance

Thinking of making some improvements to your home? Well, according to a recent AA Home Insurance over half of you already are. In fact, 50% of homeowners have been adding value to their properties through renovation and improvement projects over the last two years; a marked increase in activity since 2012 when just over 10% […]

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6 Home Insurance tips for first time home buyers

For first time home buyers finding the right house can be both an exciting and daunting prospect. From the initial flurry of finding a property that is right for you to going ‘sale agreed,’ it really is just the start of the process. Looking for a reliable home insurer that will help guard and nurture your new […]

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Three quarters more worried about burglaries than twelve months ago

The majority of people living in this country are currently more fearful of an intruder entering their home than they were this time last year, new research published today by AA Home Insurance suggests.  During the AA’s online poll of just over 9,0…

Average insurance payout €15,000 following fire, reports AA

AA Ireland receives a slew of home and motor insurance claims every year in the wake of Halloween and is advising homeowners to take extra precautions with their homes and cars to avoid damage from fire and vandalism. The AA reports that despite accoun…

AA Home Insurance tips on keeping your home safe this Halloween

Keep dangerous substances such as oil, petrol, diesel, spray cans locked away and in a fire proof cabinet if you have one. Avoid leaving flammable materials such as foam furniture, paint and tyres lying around your garden. Don’t leave anything flamma…

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