Home maintenance

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How to deal with a cowboy builder

Home maintenance

9 March 2022

Have you fallen foul to a cowboy builder? Read our guide on the steps you need to take if you’ve been ripped off.

Smart technology for your home

Home maintenance

13 December 2021

From lights controlled by your voice, to switching on the heating from your phone, find out how you can make your home smarter with smart technology.

Is your outbuilding protected this winter?

Home maintenance

18 November 2021

If you have an outbuilding, such as a shed or summerhouse, the winter months can take their toll on them. Find out how to take care of them with AXA.

Is your home ready for winter?

Home maintenance

10 November 2021

Make sure your home stays warm and cosy whatever the weather.

Moving house
The pros and cons of moving house or renovating

Home maintenance

26 October 2021

Whether to renovate your existing 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 the option that's best for you.

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.

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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.

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How to fix a blocked or broken gutter

Home maintenance

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.

Black mould against a white wall
How to get rid of mould for good

Home maintenance

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.