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With rising energy costs and environmental concerns at the fore, making your home energy efficient and sustainable is a big concern for people. Zurich's 13 energy saving tips will help reduce your electricity and gas bills in 2022.

The vast majority of fires in the home are avoidable. You can help reduce the risk of a fire occurring in your home by reducing potential fire hazards and taking some simple safety precautions.

Home contents insurance is designed to protect your belongings and, as a general rule, your contents are any items you can take with you if you decided to move house. The level of contents insurance cover you need will depend on the total value of your belongings and how much it would cost to replace them.

One regularly overlooked piece of home maintenance is that of oil supply and storage. Escaped oil can cost a household hundreds of euros per year, as well as additional safety and environmental concerns. These tips will help you to prevent the loss of oil around your household.

This house buying guide and checklist covers steps to keep in mind when purchasing your house in Ireland. 

At Zurich insurance we strive to support our customers. Below you will find some tips on how to protect your property from thefts and burglaries. If the worst happens remember Zurich home insurance policy also covers home emergency assistance – for full details, please see your policy if you are already a customer.

In this blog article we will explain what underinsurance is and how to avoid your home being underinsured.
Do you know the various costs and fees involved in buying a house today? Learn about all hidden costs ranging from solicitor fees and stamp duty to mortgage protection and home insurance.
Buying a house can be an exciting time, it can also be stressful. So being prepared and taking a step-by-step approach can help alleviate the stresses and make the process more manageable. 
A more sustainable home is not just better for the environment, but it can also save you money and even provide a healthier living environment. Here are some easy and quick ways to make your home more sustainable.
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