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Zurich research reveals that only a quarter of homeowners have reviewed the cost to rebuild their home in the last year and 38% have not checked the cost to rebuild their home in over three years.

Research carried out for Zurich Insurance found that 85% of homeowners are unaware of the most common time that burglaries are likely to occur and a quarter of Irish homeowners are not aware that burglary rates tend to rise during the winter months.

Is your home winter ready? Wintery conditions can cause damage to your home, so taking simple measures this winter can help protect you home from damage caused by bad weather.

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.

When the unexpected happens, it’s reassuring to know that help is at hand when you need it – that you can talk to someone who will be able to give you advice and assistance immediately.

When pipes burst or appliances leak water damage can have a devastating impact on your property. Following the below tips could help prevent or reduce the level of damage caused if you experience escape of water damage in your home:

Zurich survey indicates inflation could be leading to underinsured homes with over one third of homeowners unaware that premiums are calculated on the rebuild cost and not the value of their home.

Christmas at home is a time of celebration but it can also have some potential fire hazards. Follow our 12 Christmas fire safety tips to keep you and your family safe during the festive season.

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.