Even with overall burglary numbers falling, in 2017 over 170,000 Australian homes were burgled. Here are some ways you can help keep your home secure.
Helping you understand what’s available and how it can help
It turns out man’s best friend is the perfect burglar deterrent.
Each Sunday John Symond answers one of your questions – this Sunday we’re looking at Landlord’s Insurance.
With homes riddled with gifts and goodies, people out visiting friends and family and travelling near and far – the holidays are peak season for pesky burglars.
There is no shortage of alarms to choose from that can enhance your home’s security – but it’s not always necessary to spend a fortune to help keep your home safe from burglars.
Your local council is responsible for flood mapping within your city or suburb; they’ve been collecting data on floods within your region for many years. Make sure you tap into their resources to understand flood risk as it specifically relates to your property.
Nobody likes to think about worst-case scenarios and, let’s face it; insurance isn’t the sexiest of topics. It can feel like you’re constantly paying out all this money to insure your life, your health and all your worldly belongings without ever getting anything back.
Insurance should be established well before natural disaster situations are declared or threatened. The sooner you insure your home, the more protected you are against unforeseen circumstances.
As we farewell the holiday season and ready ourselves to tackle the rest of the year, now is the time to sort out our home and contents insurance. The good news is this doesn’t have to be a drag.