Home Contents Insurance Article

Home Contents Insurance - Safe, Cheap, Secure

Getting a lower premium isn't just about shopping around. You can increase your safety and lower your risk of making a claim by taking some simple actions to reduce your risk. After all, risk is the main determinant of how much your premiums will cost. There are many safety and security features that you may choose to investigate in seeking improved premiums. Do you have deadlocks on your front and back door? If not, put them in; it will reduce your premiums, or at least help. Do you have a fire alarm, or at least a smoke alarm? That can reduce your premium - and save the lives of people that are in your house, either family or friends staying over. What about security systems - if you live in a busy area, even CCTV and motion devices can be necessary. Burglar alarms are a must, and those that notify the local constabulary are particularly valuable. You may not be able to secure every discount, but taking some straightforward steps in the right direction can certainly help. Another security measure can be 'neighbourhood watch'. If you live in an area that has cover by a neighbourhood watch group, this can add a discount to your premium. Hey, if your home isn't covered by one, why not start one up? It will be of benefit to the community and add to your potential savings when seeking home contents insurance quotes or even car insurance quotes.

Prev | Next

Home Page