Home tips and guides

How to pest-proof your home

Home maintenance

8 October 2021

Your home is your safe space, so the last thing you want is for it to be infested with creepy crawlies. Thankfully, AXA’s guide to pest-proofing your home can help.

Man changing battery in fire alarm
Fire safety at home

Home safety

16 September 2021

Keep your family and your home safe by following AXAs simple fire safety checklist. Make sure you are insured against potential fire damage and find information on claims now.

The Help to Buy scheme explained

Home buying

4 September 2021

We’d like to help you navigate the government’s Help to Buy scheme. The Help to Buy ISA has finished, but there’s still plenty of help for first-time buyers

How to make a video claim

Home insurance

24 August 2021

AXA is here to make claiming easier than ever. Our guide will show you how we can use a video call to assess your claim.

Woman wearing blue top and blue helmet cycling towards central London
Top tips for cycling in the city

Inspiration and lifestyle

30 July 2021

Cycle traffic has increased 45.7% since 2019. So how do you stay safe, especially in the city? Check out our top tips.

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Contents insurance calculator

Home insurance

30 March 2021

Calculate the value of your contents so you know the amount of household goods cover you need when getting a home insurance quote.

How to add value to your home

Selling your home

8 March 2021

How much value does building an extension add to my house? Whether you’re planning on selling or renovating, check out this guide on how to add value to your home.

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What is a homebuyer survey?

Home buying

24 November 2020

Moving into a new home? Have you thought about getting a homebuyer survey? Find out what they include, how much they cost, and where to find a surveyor.

Terraced town houses
Is it better to rent or buy?

Home buying

5 October 2020

Deciding whether to rent or buy is an important financial decision. With so much to consider, this guide can help you work out what is best for you.