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Tips To Protect Your Home From A Burglary

Posted on January 19, 2018

A burglary in your own home can be a frightening and frustrating time for you and your family. The loss of your possessions and goods is not the only negative impact of a burglary in your home. It can also leave you feeling vulnerable and frightened that it will happen again. But there are ways that you can reduce your chances of being burgled.  Don't Store Your Spare Key Outside  No matter how good you think your hiding place is,...

Downsizing Your Home

Posted on January 16, 2018

Why downsizing your home is a good idea Whether you're looking to cut down on utility bills, move to a smaller home or receive additional income from a property sale, downsizing your home may be an option for you. Many home owners decide to downsize their home when their children move out or when they want a house that requires less maintenance as they get older. Downsizing your home will usually have a positive impact on your finances. Utility bills will be...

How To Pet Proof Your Home

Posted on January 4, 2018

Pet Proof Your Home to Keep Your House Clean and Your Pet Safe If you're welcoming a new pet into your home, it's important that you take the necessary steps to pet-proof your home before they arrive. As you can expect, some pets require more home proofing than others. Unsurprisingly, bringing home a new goldfish, for example, shouldn't require as half as much preparation compared to a new puppy. Today we're going to focus on the most two common house...

Tips for Driving Your Car in Low Sunlight

Posted on December 5, 2017

Low sunlight or glare can be a dangerous hazard when driving your car.  Drivers have a lot more to contend with on Irish roads during the winter months as there's an increase in the likelihood of ice, snow or wet road conditions. But there's another hazard on Irish roads that results in hundreds of accidents every year that may not spring to mind: low sunlight. Glare from low sunlight can dramatically reduce visibility. We've compiled a list of ways to...

Child Seat Safety in Cars

Posted on November 16, 2017

One third of car fatalities involving a child occur where the child is not in a child seat or properly restrained.  Children rely on adults to ensure that the necessary safety precautions are in place, so it's up to you to know how to implement this.  Otherwise you're putting their lives at risk.  Do you have the Correct Child Seat? The type of car seat you need changes depending on the size of your child. Every child under a height...

Ways to Prevent Mould in your Home

Posted on November 6, 2017

Checking for mould in your Home The chance of mould growing in your home increases during the winter months. This is due to extra moisture in the air and reduced ventilation in your home due to windows being kept shut for the cooler months. Having mould in your home doesn't just have a negative effect in terms of aesthetics; it can also be harmful to you and your family's health. If there is mould in your home, respiratory problems can...

Tips for Driving in a City

Posted on October 31, 2017

Do you get stressed when driving in a city? Driving in a city can be a daunting experience for many drivers. There is usually more traffic and one-way streets to contend with and you need to be aware of pedestrians and cyclists crossing your path. But there are ways to make your car journey easier... Plan your route before you depart Driving in an unfamiliar area can be difficult for some drivers. This may cause you to miss your turn...

2 Home Insurance Benefits You May Not Be Aware Of

Posted on October 18, 2017

Most home owners are aware of the importance of having home insurance. It not only protects you against the unexpected damages or accidents, but it also gives you peace of mind.  But do home owners take enough time to check what is included in their home insurance policy? When you're shopping around it's important that you don't just compare price, but features too. Below are two home insurance benefits you may not be aware of.  Counselling Helpline Did you know...

Best Young Driver Car Insurance

Posted on September 27, 2017

If you're a young or new driver you may find that you're being charged more than average for your car insurance. The main reason for this is that statistically young drivers are more likely to be involved in car accidents compared to drivers over the age of 25.  Of course this doesn't mean that every driver under the age of 25 is considered to be a bad driver. But car insurance premiums are calculated based on the level of risk and the higher...

3 Ways to Keep your Car on the Road for Longer

Posted on September 12, 2017

Taking car of your car and properly maintaining it can not only save your money but it also leads to safer driving.   Change Car Filters Regularly  Your car filters collect dirt and debris over time so it's important to change them regularly. Changing your air and oil filters is a relatively easy and inexpensive job that'll help to keep your car on the road for longer.  Your filters are usually changed when your car is being serviced but it's also something you can do...