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Protecting Your Home During A Storm

Some Helpful Tips

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Prevention is always better than cure. Here are some tips to help you protect your home should a storm come along.

The Exterior of Your Home

Storms involve rapid changes in weather conditions with high winds, torrential rain and grim temperature drops. We recommend that in anticipation of this you should keep an eye on your gutters to ensure they aren’t clogged. Similarly, you should check that there are no items in your garden that could become hazardous in high winds.

Windows and Doors

The main concern is that high winds can cause structural damage to a home’s roof and doors. It's important to make sure that both your windows and doors are of a standard that can withstand high winds.

Backup

Storms often cause power outages due to high winds, floods and power lines being knocked down from falling trees and debris. Having some form of a backup generator can ensure that in a power outage whatever necessary equipment you need will work.

Making A Claim

If you need to make a claim for home or car insurance, please check out our Claims Page. We’ve put together a handy guide detailing all the things you might need during the claim process. Visit our Claims Page here.

Make Sure You’re Covered

In order to make sure that you are fully protected, it is important to have the necessary level of home insurance in place. To ensure that you have the right amount of cover, we recommend that you take a full inventory of the items within your home in order to fully protect your home contents as well as building cover.

As the previous storms have caused major inconveniences, who’s to say that future storms will not do the same? If you are unsure about what level of cover you may need you can take a look at the various home insurance policies we have to offer here. Alternatively, you can get a quick quote above or give us a call on 01 400 3400 and see how much you could save today!