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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Black Friday: Time to Double Check Your Home Cover

With reports of over €100million having been spent on Black Friday alone, it appears that the Christmas shopping season has well and truly begun. However, now that you’ve secured a few bargains, what should you do next to secure your home? In light of the holiday season getting underway, AA Ireland is reminding Black Friday […]

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Annual Cost of Running a Home Rises by 2.47%

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 […]

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Essential tips to help you plan home renovation

Are you intending to renovate your home in the near future? While it can be a great way to add value to your home and customise it how you want, it is a process that involves considerable planning and investment. Make sure you’re fully informed as to every part of the renovation process before starting […]

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How to keep your home safe while on holiday

While you may already be planning your 2017 summer holiday, leaving a home idle for a lengthy period of a time is a major concern for many home-owners. However, there are some simple things you can do to prevent burglaries and ensure that you can focus on relaxing instead of worrying about your home. Leave […]

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