Home tips and guides

Improving home storage
What’s in store? Top ten tips for improving home storage

Tips & guides

6 April 2018

Is finding space a struggle? Are your cupboards cluttered and drawers disordered? Here are AXA's top tips for improving storage at home.

Condensation
What causes condensation and how to stop it

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Condensation is one of the most common seasonal issues facing British homeowners. We look at its causes, and how to prevent condensation in your home.

First time buyers
Tips for first time buyers

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Want to get on the property ladder? Check out these need to know tips for first time buyers.

Subsidence
Spotting the signs of subsidence

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Subsidence is a very serious problem a property can suffer, potentially affecting its structural safety and resale value. Find out how to spot it here.

Smoke alarm
Smoke alarms: choosing the right one

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Fires cause costly property damages so a smoke alarm should be at the top of most homeowner's safety checklist. Choose the right alarm with our guide here.

Securing your home before you go on holiday
Securing your home before you go on holiday

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

With a few simple steps and some advance planning, it’s possible to ensure your home is protected and fully secure while you’re away on holiday.

Protect your home
Video: How to protect your home from storm damage

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Read our guide here on how to protect your home and garden from bad weather and storms with safety measures to protect your roof, windows and garden.

Moving house
The pros and cons of moving house or renovating

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Whether to renovate your home or move to something new isn't a bad problem to have. We’ve put together some pros and cons of each, to help you decide

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Insulating your home on a budget

Tips & guides

20 March 2018

Identifying your home's insulation problem areas could save you money this winter.