Allianz Northern Ireland Blog

Ways to Save Energy This Summer

Summer is here and it’s time to find ways to help save energy in your home. With some preparation, you can help cut down on energy consumption and potentially save on your energy bills.

Switch up Dinner

Save Energy This Summer NI

Cooking in the kitchen when the sun is out can raise both the temperature of your kitchen and the price of your electric bill. Bring your cooking outdoors with a BBQ to enjoy the warmer weather and help save yourself paying the higher utility bills and heating up your home even more. Or, opt for a cold dinner like a fresh salad or sandwich stacked high with tasty toppings.

Consider Devices and Appliances

Electrical devices...

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Creating a Safer Home Environment

Being able to relax in your home knowing that your family is safe is important. Being aware of potential risks and making small changes to help prevent unfortunate accidents can help to create peace of mind.

Keep an Eye on Appliances

An increasing amount of technology in the modern world brings a few risks with little ones running around. They have the potential to come into contact with the likes of plug sockets or dangerous wires. Keep any wires within reaching distance fully insulated and where possible, secured into place to avoid curious hands yanking them from their appliances. Make sure that heavy and/or hot appl...

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New Cars to Watch For in 2019

The variety of choice of new cars arriving onto the market in 2019 is expanding, with something to suit most tastes. There’s more choice than ever, with a growing number of car brands making a concerted effort to release new and more affordable electric vehicles. Increasingly efficient petrol engines, many of which now offer the same or similar fuel economy as diesel, are being joined in showrooms by hybrids and plug-in hybrids.

Kia

The Kia Niro first arrived as a hybrid crossover before being superseded by a plug-in hybrid version that offered more electric-only driving range. Now, Kia is adding to its range with the i...

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Are You Covered? Possessions in Your Custody or Control

When you purchase Home Contents insurance it covers the contents that you own whilst they are in your home. Cover provided by home insurance policies differs between insurance providers, so we will look specifically at the Allianz policy.


What Am I Covered For?

Contents in an Allianz policy are defined as household goods and items that you normally wear or carry (referred to as personal effects) owned by you. In addition it covers:

Items for which you are legally responsible (including items that you have leased or hired).Items owned by members of your household, e.g. owned by your spouse, son, or daughter (as long as th...

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Energy Saving Tips for Your Home

With Earth Day upon us, it’s a great time to remember the importance of environmental awareness. To do this, individual action is encouraged to help make a contribution. This can be done in the form of saving energy in your home. Small changes can make a huge difference, and can sometimes even save you money. Take a look at some of our tips to help you save energy in your home.

Insulate Your Home

It may seem like a simple step, but your home may not be as well insulated as you think. By sealing any air leaks at windows and doors and properly insulating, you have the potential to save on heating bills. Any gaps in the fl...

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Weekend Getaways for the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend

Springtime can be a great time to travel around the island, and there is no better time to do this than the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. With Easter falling in late April this year, you may even get lucky with some warm weather! We’ve compiled locations across the country that you could explore over the Easter weekend with both family and friends:

Irelands Ancient East - Co. Kilkenny

kilkenny-castle

At the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, Kilkenny is certainly a place with plenty to offer for a weekend getaway. Originally a medieval town, it’s rich with heritage and an abundance of historical features. Medieval cathedrals and stone bui...

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