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...

Are You Putting Off Servicing Your Car?

Posted on August 16, 2017

Benefits of Servicing Your Car Servicing your car can be expensive, especially if you need new parts or as your car gets older. It may be tempting to try putting it off for as long as possible, but doing so may end up costing you more in the long run.  Not only does it save you money by preventing breakdowns, fines or insurance issues, it also helps to spread out the cost of running your car. Instead of waiting for something...

The Best Selling Cars of 2017…So Far

Posted on August 10, 2017

Car Sales Market 2017 The car sales market performed better than expected in 2016, with car sales increasing by 17% compared to the previous year. However the trend did not continue in 2017. Sales have been lower for every month in 2017 compared to the same months last year. We are now half way through the 3rd quarter of the year with the total decrease being at 9.37%.  Along with the changes in car sales figures, there's also been some movement between which...

Back to School Competition

Posted on July 31, 2017

4 Back to School Hampers to be Won It's that time of year again. KennCo Insurance  are giving away four back to school hampers on our Facebook page. September can be a busy and expensive time for families with children returning to school. So we're hoping to lighten the load for four lucky families. Head over to our Facebook page to enter now.  Closing date 14 August 2017.   

What is Car Insurance Fronting?

Posted on July 25, 2017

Car Insurance Fronting occurs when the main driver of a car declares someone else as the main driver (usually a parent) to reduce the cost of their insurance premium.   Fronting is illegal and can result in the cancellation of your car insurance policy or a fraud conviction. Why Do Drivers Front? Fronting is usually committed by new or young drivers because they traditionally pay higher car insurance premiums.  Young drivers are considered higher risk which results in higher car insurance premiums.  Due...