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Get a quote that could save you at least £263* today!

Based on 69 customer reviews of from the last 12 months

*10% of customers could save at least £263.79 against their previous renewal price (Jan - March 2014).

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What does home insurance cover?

Typically, there are two kinds of policy, and you can choose either one or both of these based on your needs:

Buildings cover insures your bricks and mortar against fire, flood and subsidence damage. Cover could include:

  • The building itself (including the roof)
  • Any fitted fixtures
  • Garden sheds
  • Some policies could include boilers as well

Contents cover protects your belongings against problems like theft, damage and loss. This could cover:

  • Your gadgets (laptop, smartphone, TV)
  • Your furniture e.g. bookcases, wardrobes, sofas
  • Clothes and jewellery
  • Family heirlooms and antiques

Not sure how much your belongings are worth? Check out our handy contents calculator.

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Why would I need it?

Although it's not a legal requirement, some mortgage lenders may insist that you have at least a buildings insurance policy in place.

If you're a tenant, your landlord is usually responsible for insuring the building itself, but not your belongings.

  • Around two in every 100 households in the UK were victims of burglary in 2013
  • The average value of items stolen has increased 40 per cent over the last three years.

With that in mind, it could be worth considering a contents policy to protect your personal possessions against loss or theft.

Why should I compare home insurance quotes with

We do our best to make sure that you get our best prices from some of the best brands in the market.

With over a decade of experience in the industry, we want to share our expertise with you to make sure that protecting your home doesn't cost the earth:

What you'll need to get a quote

  • Your property's build date
  • The date your house was bought/when you moved in
  • Which locks and alarms are fitted
  • Details of any claims you've made in the last five years
  • Your house's rebuild cost
  • The total cost of your personal belongings

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grey avatar silhouette of person Very easy to use, thank you. Saved me a couple of hundred quid on my renewal quote.

David Burke Jul 2014

grey avatar silhouette of person Very straightforward process and great price.

Andrea Blake Jul 2014

grey avatar silhouette of person Thanks. The site was easy to use, response quick, and info what I was looking for. Great help for making a decision that saved me money compared to the policy that was up for renewal.

John Schreuder Jul 2014

grey avatar silhouette of person Found the website very easy to use and all the quotes were so easy to understand even for me! I will continue to use it for other things. Thanks.

Margaret McHendry Jul 2014

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Laura Brindle Jul 2014

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Keith Bethwaite Jul 2014

grey avatar silhouette of person Very good and quick to come through. Will buy from you again.

Roy Glover Jul 2014