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Here you’ll find our blog articles giving tips and information about boilers, central heating, plumbing and appliances along with more information about home emergency insurance.

Why You Need Home Emergency Cover

Home Emergency Cover can help protect you against broken boilers, burst pipes and more. Read our latest blog post to find out more about how it can help you.

How To Prolong The Life Of Your Oven

Cleaning your oven is an important chore to help prolong its lifespan and keep it working at it’s best. We’ve put together some top tips for you to help maintain your appliance.

Simple DIY Around The House

Read our handy guide for simple DIY you can do around the home yourself to save time and money, including plumbing maintenance, quick boiler fixes and basic DIY.

Tips To Avoid Home Emergencies

These helpful tips will help you take care of your home and avoid home emergencies. Take out Complete Home Emergency Cover with Home Emergency Assist to protect your home.

Prepare Your Home For Spring

Now that spring’s approaching and the warmer weather means you’re not using your boiler and central heating as often, it’s the best time to do some much needed home maintenance.

How To Protect Your Home’s Security

Do you know how to best protect your home’s security, including your locks, doors or windows? Our latest blog post has tips for avoiding losing your keys and more!

How To Switch Your Boiler Cover

Switching your boiler & central heating cover to Home Emergency Assist couldn’t be more simple. We’ve put together a handy guide for you of things to think about.

Protect What You Love

Protect what you love in our February sale and save up to 50% on Boiler & Heating, Plumbing & Drainage or Complete Home Emergency Cover as well as our Appliance Insurance.

What To Do With Roof Damage

Roof damage can be extremely costly to repair if not caught quickly. Find out what to do in the event you have missing, broken or loose roof tiles to avoid damage to your home.

Enhanced Vs. Premium Cover

Our Home Emergency insurance is flexible to meet your needs, with different packages and cover levels available. Find out the differences with our handy guide.

Preparing For A Winter Lockdown

With winter well and truly here and with millions of us already in a second lockdown, it’s more important than ever to maintain your boiler, pipes and drains and vital kitchen appliances.

Electrical Fire Safety Week

It’s Electrical Fire Safety Week – do you know how to spot the sign of faulty wiring? We’ve put together some simple steps to avoid suffering a devastating fire.

Preventing Your Pipes From Freezing

Frozen pipes can burst in cold weather which leads to trying to find an emergency plumber or expensive repair bills. Find out how to protect your pipes as the cold weather approaches.

Insurance Vs. Maintenance Contracts

There are many different types of Home Emergency Cover on the market. Find out the difference between an insurance plan and a maintenance plan with our article.


Unblocktober is a month-long campaign to improve the health of your drains, plumbing and sewers and to help save the environment. Find out how to look after your drains.

Appliance Cover Vs. Appliance Warranty

Do you know the difference between appliance insurance and a manufacturer’s warranty when you’re protecting your white goods? Read our guide to find out more.

Turning Your Boiler On After Summer

Problems with your boiler can occur after a long period of inactivity over the summer months. Find out how you can solve the problem with our guide to switching your boiler back on.

It’s Gas Safety Week!

It’s Gas Safety Week 14th – 20th September. Read our tips for keeping safe in your home when it comes to gas appliances and the engineers that are qualified to service them.

Save Water And Money Today!

Read our helpful tips and tricks and find out how much money you can save on your water and energy bills along with saving the environment by becoming more energy efficient!

Carbon Monoxide Safety

While we’re all staying at home a little more than normal, it’s important you know the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read on to find out more above the signs and how to prevent it.

Covid-19 Claims Experience

Find out how we’re helping people with their emergencies whilst in lockdown and how we’re ensuring the safety of our customers and staff, with our customer’s account of her claim.

Boiler Efficiency Guide

Read our handy guide to find out what you need to know about boiler efficiency, what to look for and how it can help you save money on your household heating bills.

Full Cover Vs Insurance Add On

Find out the differences between home emergency insurance and home insurance add-ons and which you should consider when reviewing cover for your home.

Boilers and Fuels Explained

With all the different boilers out there, it’s difficult to know what the advantages and disadvantages of each one are. Read our guide for more information.

Is Your Fridge Freezer Broken?

There are many reasons your fridge freezer might be playing up. Find out more about 4 of the signs of the most common problems and how you can solve them.

My Boiler: Repair Or Replace?

It’s stressful when your boiler breaks down even when the weather’s warm. Read our article to find out whether you should consider repairing or replacing your boiler.

Overworked Appliances?

With your kitchen appliances being used more than ever, it’s worth considering what you’d do if one of them suddenly broke down. Find out more about how we can help.

What Counts As An Emergency?

We know that it’s a confusing time for everyone and it’s hard to know what counts as an emergency. We’ve put together a simple guide to explain this for you.

Family Safety Week 2020

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents are running Family Safety Week from 30 March to 3rd April 2020. We’ve put together a list of top tips for keeping safe within your home.

Comparing Home Emergency Cover

Find out how to compare home emergency insurance plans effectively to ensure you’re covered in the event of a broken boiler, burst pipes or plumbing problems.