Home insurance tips and guides

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How to carry out home maintenance during and after lockdown

Home maintenance

27 July 2020

If you still need maintenance done on your home during or even after lockdown, find out how to carry out these tasks safely, how to social distance at home and what is considered an essential repair.

Guttering
How to fix a blocked or broken gutter

Tips & guides

8 November 2019

Whether you have cast iron, plastic, or pressed steel gutters, they need to be cleaned annually in order to keep them performing properly.

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A guide to buying your first home

Tips & guides

4 November 2019

Looking to get on the property ladder but not sure where to begin? Get on the right foot with AXA’s 10 step guide to buying your first home.

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Protecting your home in the summer months

Tips & guides

31 July 2019

From weatherproofing to home security, AXA reveals how to protect your property in the summer months.

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How to get rid of mould for good

Tips & guides

4 July 2019

Wondering how to get rid of mould? AXA talks you through the various types, causes and long-term solutions to help keep your home mould-free.

Homes of the future
What will the home of the future look like?

Tips & guides

17 January 2019

How we live and work is changing. To find out how, we ask what the home of the future might tell us about how we live in five, ten and twenty years’ time.

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How eco-friendly are the UK’s homes?

Tips & guides

9 December 2018

In 2008, the UK set an ambitious target of cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, although recent reports suggest that not enough progress has been made to hit these targets so far.

Home Xmas
Festive FAQ-buster: AXA Home Insurance

Tips & guides

3 December 2018

Festive frolics and expensive presents can be the recipe for a Christmas disaster. Learn how our Home Insurance can give you the cover you need.

Sparklers
How to get your home geared up for Guy Fawkes Night

Tips & guides

26 October 2018

Heading out to marvel at fireworks on Bonfire Night? Here’s AXA’s guide of things to remember to help keep you and your home safe on the 5th of November.