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Research and Briefings

Protecting Your Home During Renovations and Construction


Undertaking substantial refurbishment of your property, or buying a property as a renovation project, has considerable attractions and lifestyle benefits. However, cover for this work could be excluded from a standard household insurance policy, which means you could find yourself out of pocket if any damage occurs.

Our paper highlights issues to consider:

  • Appointing a contractor
  • Protecting against theft
  • Protecting against fires.
  • Obtaining specialist insurance protection.