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Buildings Insurance

Peace of mind for homeowners

Get a free gift when you take out a new policy

If you take out a new home insurance policy online by the 30th November, we'll give you a free gift. You can choose from either: 

  • A Nescafe Dolce Gusto Coffee Machine
  • An Ener-J Video Doorbell
  • JBL Wireless Earbuds
  • Four trees will be planted in UK cities or urban areas on your behalf
 
 
T&Cs and exclusions apply. Premier insurance policies are excluded from this offer.

Why choose building insurance?

 You could get a quote in less than five minutes.

This policy has been awarded the highest Defaqto rating.

You can choose between two levels of cover and add optional extras.

You can pay monthly at no additional cost. (Subject to eligibility and credit agreement. Credit facilities for over 18s only. Representative 0.0% APR)

If your home is unfit to live in after you’ve made a valid claim, reasonable costs of alternative accommodation, storage for your belongings and kennel fees for domestic pets are covered

The details

Cover options

Standard home insurance

The most popular product, offering flexibility to adjust to your needs. Up to £1m Building cover (the amount paid up to for the cost of repairs or rebuild of your home) following a valid claim. For more information on what the policy covers, please read the Standard insurance product information document and policy document.

Elite home insurance

All the benefits of Standard, with higher levels of cover. Unlimited Building cover (the amount paid up to for the cost of repairs or rebuild of your home) following a valid claim. For more information on what the policy covers, please read the Elite insurance product information document and policy document.

Core cover

Building cover

You can claim towards the cost of repairing or rebuilding your home following an insured event.

Alternative accommodation

If your home is unfit to live in after you’ve made a valid claim, reasonable costs of alternative accommodation, storage for your belongings and kennel fees for domestic pets are covered.

Trace and access

You’re covered if part of your building needs to be removed and replaced to locate the exact source of a water leak from tanks, pipes, appliances or a fixed heating system in your building.

Lock replacement

You can claim reasonable costs of replacing and fitting new locks to external doors if your keys are lost or stolen.

Emergency entries

This covers the cost of repairing any damage caused to your building by the emergency services if they need to make a forced entry.

Optional extras

Accidental damage

Unintentional damage (such as DIY accidents) in parts of the building you’re responsible for. This would be an optional extra for Standard insurance cover and included with Elite insurance cover

Personal Possessions

You can get cover for items taken outside your home eg. Laptops, jewellery, pedal cycles. This would be an optional extra for Standard insurance cover and included with Elite insurance cover.

Legal protection

Provides financial help towards you and your dependents in certain legal disputes (if the claim has at least 50% chance of success) and access to a 24-hour confidential advice line. This would be an optional extra for Standard insurance cover and included with Elite insurance cover.

Switch your home insurance

When you switch your home insurance to us, you can claim up to £50 towards any cancellation fees your current insurer charges. Once you’ve cancelled your existing cover and taken out your new policy, get in touch with U K Insurance Limited. They’ll arrange for you to be reimbursed within 7 to 10 working days.

What to expect

Fill in your details

To give you an accurate quote, you'll need to fill in some personal details and information.

Tailor your policy

Select how much you want your building insured for and if you want any optional extras.

Review and apply

Review your details and your quote. If you’re happy with everything, then you can apply.

Important information

We want to make sure that you get the cover you need. So before we carry on to your quote, please take some time to read, download and save these documents. For full details of cover, any limitations and significant exclusions, please view the Insurance Product Information Document (IPID)

As we tackle climate change and move away from using paper we ask that you download and save documents to your device. The ‘What 

You Need to Know’ document can be posted to you if you need it in a paper format.

We will share your personal details (i.e. policy start date and number, your name, postal and email addresses and contact telephone number) with our third party, Marketing Lounge Partnership (MLP) for the purpose of fulfilment of this offer. MLP will keep your details on record for 6 months. For full details of our Privacy policy click here.

All okay? Get your quote

It could take you less than 5 minutes.

Want to know more about buying your home? We can help

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Common questions

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