Home Insurance Guides

Your home is precious, so it’s important to prepare for the unexpected

Help soften the blow if something happens to your possessions

Learn about water leaks, why they happen and how to prevent them

Learn about cover against loss, damage or theft of your bikes anywhere in the world

Learn about contents cover for family members studying and living away from your home

Choose either or both add-ons to protect your home or contents against accidental damage

Gadgets are expensive to buy and easy to drop. Find out more about getting yours covered

Cover for computer problems like restoring your home systems or removing viruses

Learn about cover for work issues, problems with neighbours and other legal cases

Covering your belongings while you're out and about with our Personal Possessions add-on

Get peace of mind when it matters most with 24-Hour emergency assistance

Find out whether your policy covers your boiler and how to keep your boiler in top condition

Check whether you're covered for working from home

Find out what to do about damage to your property from nearby trees

Find out how to prevent subsidence from damaging your property

Read our guide to covering items that would leave you significantly out of pocket if lost

Does your policy cover you if damage to your home leaves it uninhabitable?

If you’re looking to compare, switch or purchase home insurance, bear these factors in mind 

Find out how to calculate the rebuild cost of your home and why it's important

Make you don't underestimate how much your home and contents are worth?

Find out how the insurance industry refers to 'acts of God' and whether you're covered

Read our guide on how to insure expensive sports equipment

Articles

Find out how can you can prevent damp and what should you do if your home is affected

A step-by-step guide of what to do and how to prevent it happening again in the future

Make sure you know how to prevent identity theft either online, on the phone, or in person

Find out how to keep your bike safe with regular maintenance and attention

Our tips for keeping your home in a good state of repair and protecting it against bad weather

We help to dispel some common myths around the finer points of home insurance

Whether you're heading out for the day or on holiday, it's sensible to secure your property

Tips on keeping your garden furniture, equipment or gardening tools safe year-round

It’s a shock if your home is burgled. Here's what you should immediately do

Find out how to honour a building or notable individual in London by proposing a blue plaque

Learn how to protect your property from frostbite, weather damage and more

It’s wise not to assume that you’re already covered for the things you treasure the most

Use our step-by-step guide if your walls are in need of some TLC

Our step-by-step guide to help you measure, cut and fit your skirting boards in no time

Take the stress out of stripping your walls with our handy step-by-step guide

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John Lewis Finance, John Lewis Insurance and John Lewis & Partners are all trading names of John Lewis plc. Registered office: 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN. Registered in England and Wales (Registered Company Number 233462). John Lewis plc is an appointed representative (Financial Conduct Authority no. 416011) of Covea Insurance plc which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (registration no. 202277). John Lewis Specialist Home Insurance is underwritten by Covea Insurance plc. Registered Office: Norman Place, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8DA. Registered in England and Wales (registration no. 613259).

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