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Quoteline Direct now comparing Flood Re insurance quotes

Quoteline Direct is one of the first insurance brokers to truly take advantage of the recently launched Flood Re scheme which aims to provide affordable insurance for homeowners living in flood risk areas. Flood Re was launched at the beginning of April and Phil Stevens Business Development Manager at Quoteline Direct explains why they are […]

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Tips for Preventing Storm Damage

Turn on the television, tune in the radio, or open a newspaper; and it won’t be long before you are confronted with a story about Mother Nature at her worse. While of course storms can’t be prevented, they can be predicted which means you can be prepared. The following steps are aimed at minimising damage […]

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What to do in a Flood

Flood Insurance & Prevention If you are forewarned with regard to possible flooding your first priority must be the safety of yourself and your family. Heed the advice of the emergency services and if possible move the family upstairs also helping elderly, disabled or vulnerable people. Flood Prevention: Advice and Checks Prepare a flood kit […]

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Home Fire Safety Checklist

General Fire Precautions Always close the doors at night, including the bedroom door. Make regular safety checks around the house and make definite exit strategies illustrating them diagrammatically and if windows are used for exit ensuring that they are easy to open. Discuss the risks of fire with all family members making sure that children […]

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Preventing & Dealing with Burst Water Pipes

The inconvenience and cost of burst pipes can be considerable and a small fracture can release gallons of water damaging masonry, plaster, carpets and other valuable house contents. Ensure that the boiler and heating system is regularly serviced, at least once a year, by a registered professional. In the event of extreme cold spells the […]

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Tips for Preventing Burglary

Burglary is for the most part an opportunistic crime and there is a good deal that can be done to prevent easy pickings. Burglars are looking for a home that gives them the easiest method of committing their crime undetected. Two out of ten burglars do not need to use any force to gain entry […]

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