Accidental Damage Cover required for DIY homeowners

If you’re a do it your self homeowner then you should possibly make sure you have accidental damage cover on your home insurance policy. Especially with the many bank holiday weekends we have just had many homeowners are now doing their homes up to try and save money rather than getting a professional tradesman to do it. But if you make a mess and cause accidental damage to your home and your not covered if could cost you loads of money.

New research by one of the big house insurance companies has found that more than ten per cent of homeowners will have a DIY accident that could cost more than £100s to put right the damage.

Only 50 per cent of homeowners have home contents insurance that has accidental damage cover. This means that any repairs that may need to be done will not be covered by their household insurance policy.

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