It's all too easy to underestimate the replacement cost of your belongings. Research shows that many people with art, antiques, musical instruments and valuable jewellery collections in their home are seriously under-insured on standard home insurance - in the event of a claim, the policy simply won't pay out. It’s a false economy.
Furthermore, many standard policies have restrictive conditions on alarms and safes - which may not suit your lifestyle. Your jewellery may be insured - but not as it lies on your dressing table after an evening out!
One of the key problem areas is the lack of time given to the assessment of the value of general belongings in the home. For example, did you know that the average wardrobe of clothes for a large family home will usually cost in excess of £40,000 to replace?
As part of your home contents insurance, we can help with:
Simple Steps to Protect Your Home Contents
Without turning your home into a Fort Knox, you can take some simple steps to help improve your home security.
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Careful listening to really understand your needs and priorities
As much help as you need with completing forms to provide risk information
A discreet and complimentary appraisal* to assess the risks and ensure you have the right coverage where you need it
An independent market review - so you don’t have to shop around comparing policies, cover limits, risks covered and smallprint exclusions
Careful monitoring of the carriers’ financial strength, claims and customer service
An independent recommendation of the best policy for you - and why
Specialist policy wordings from underwriters who have demonstrated excellence and deep understanding of your risk exposures. We have analyzed a wide range of policy wordings and have selected only the best for our panel. Our advisers have a deep working knowledge of these policies
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An intelligently designed portfolio of protection across multiple asset classes, liabilities and territories
Advice on how best to manage your risks - to keep you safe but also to keep insurance costs down
A dedicated adviser so you can speak to the same person each time.
Expert guidance on valuations, security and risk management, and connecting you with specialist advisers and suppliers
Direct phone and email access to your adviser for questions and advice.
Policy documents emailed to you - no logins and passwords to remember
An advocate beside you if you make a claim - thinking laterally to mitigate the impact, making useful connections to get you back up and running, and driving through a swift financial settlement
As an independent broker, we can advise on the best policies available - and on risk management measures including valuations, security, fire prevention and property marking - preserving the value of your property and giving you complete peace of mind. We have access to excellent terms with high net worth insurers including Chubb, Hiscox and Covea.