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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint And Your Bills At Home

Posted on August 29, 2018

Reduce, reuse, and recycle…buzzwords that we as consumers have heard over the last decade and beyond. You can reduce your carbon footprint and reduce your bills at the same time in your own home. Homeowners are accustomed to getting hit with increase after increase in their home electricity and gas bills. Today, we are lucky to have readily available technology and knowledge of additional ways we can improve and protect our home. Solar Panels, also known as Photovoltaic Panels are...

KennCo Travel Insurance for Fórsa Members

Posted on July 26, 2018

KennCo Insurance have teamed up with Fórsa   Fórsa was formed in January 2018 after members of IMPACT, the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU), and the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU) voted to form a new trade union together. KennCo Insurance are offering Fórsa members a special discount on their travel insurance. KennCo are offering Fórsa members Annual Multi-Trip travel insurance for just €59. Included in this price is cover for your partner and children too.* KennCo Travel Insurance has a...

Unrated insurance providers: Quality insurance vs. a Lower Premium

Posted on July 23, 2018

Should insurance brokers and customers deal with financially unrated insurance providers? This is a question that has been hugely prevalent in the last few years, particularly in Ireland. We’ve seen the chaos caused from the collapse of Quinn Insurance and every single insurance customer has been paying dearly for this since its collapse through government levies on all premiums. Prior to this, we saw this happen with the Independent Insurance Co., and since then we’ve had Setanta, Enterprise and more...

First time Buyer Home Insurance – KennCo Insurance Four Top Tips

Posted on July 18, 2018

Buying your first home will bring on a range of emotions over the course of the process. From preparing, searching, waiting and finally signing on the dotted line. We believe that worrying about your new home should be left to the experts. Although, as a homeowner, you are not legally obliged to have home insurance, your mortgage lender can insist that you have a minimum protection of buildings insurance. Your lender will have first-time buyer Home Insurance options available to...

Body & Soul 2018 – Directions and Driving Tips!

Posted on June 20, 2018

Body & Soul 2018 Summer Solstice Weekend, 22nd – 24th June, 2018 at Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath, Ireland What’s worse than driving to a festival and getting a flat tyre? The possibility of driving home from a festival and getting a flat tyre! There are always a few poor souls seen on the journey to and from festivals parked up waiting for help or frustratedly trying to change a tyre. KennCo are here to help with some tips and directions for...

St. Patrick’s Day Weekend; Travel Tips and Weather Warnings

Posted on March 16, 2018

How to travel to the parade The St. Patrick's Day parade 2018 will be in the City Centre, starting at Parnell Square, Dublin 1. Are you are planning to travel into the parade this year? We advise that you plan your route to and from the city. Some road closures are expected to impact traffic and parking within the city. For this reason, we advise you to leave the car at home if you are going into the city. We...

Tips to Protect Your Home From Snow

Posted on February 27, 2018

Luckily in Ireland, we don't see heavy snow showers very often except maybe an odd day of snow during the winter months which usually results in nothing more than a lot of people discussing the weather. But occasionally we are hit with heavy snow storms or wintry conditions, so it's important to know how to react appropriately.  Salt Stock up with salt before the snow is due to arrive. Spread salt on pathways and steps around you home to reduce...

7 Ways to Make Moving Home Easier

Posted on February 20, 2018

Finding the right home for your needs, arranging finance and transferring all of your possessions can mean that moving home can be a stressful time. But there are ways to make it easier... Pack Essentials Separately Pack essentials such as your kettle, milk, snacks, toilet paper, cutlery or medication separately. Once you've brought all of your belongings to your new home, the last thing you want is to have to search through dozens of boxes to find your kettle to...

Create Your Own Emergency Car Kit

Posted on January 29, 2018

If your car unexpectedly breaks down, it's important that you have the appropriate equipment to get your car back on the road as safely and quickly as possible. Many auto stores around Ireland now sell compact emergency car kits. But if you want to make sure that you're fully covered in the event of an breakdown or accident, it might be worth putting together your own kit.  Here's a list of items that you can include in your emergency car...

Child Safety on Driveways

Posted on January 22, 2018

Reversing your Car on Driveways The majority of child fatalities in Ireland occur in built up areas. One area in particular where many injuries or fatalities occur is on residential driveways. Most accidents on driveways occur where the driver is reversing and is unable to see a child behind the car. Reversing a car on a driveway can be difficult due to it being on a sloped or narrow surface.  Tips for Driveway Safety Walk around the back of the...