Contents insurance is a must have for any homeowner or renter but for plenty of people the value of their possessions is a guess.
Should you cover your clothes? Furniture? Carpets? Or what about kitchenware?
Confused.com reporter Lois Avery undervalued her contents by £15,000. Watch this video and find out the best way to ensure you’re protecting all your possessions from risks such as theft, fire and flood damage.
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10:50 AM on 13/09/2011
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How much did the premium go up by when you upped the amount of contents covered?
9:51 AM on 19/09/2011
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Hi FieryRich. The premium for a £5,000 value was £103.23. For £20,000 contents cover it went up to £111.00. So, not much of a rise considering the huge variation in cover - well worth doing!
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Lois joined Confused.com in 2010 after working for Dyson and as a local newspaper reporter in Wiltshire. After a year writing financial journalism at Confused.com, Lois won the 2011 'most promising newcomer' at the BIBA journalist of the year awards. Read more from Lois
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