Have You Informed Your House Insurers of The proposed House Extension Works?
Having building works completed at your home can be considered as an
increased risk that the home insurers need information about. Insures these days are forever finding ways to
exploit technical errors that the house owner has made to give them credible excuses not to pay out.
Rather than taking the risk, you should write to your home and contents insurers advising them of the intended
building works and the expected contract period and requesting confirmation that you are still covered.
Most insurers will see this as ordinary and not request additional cover during the works. Other may
require an additional premium. Whatever the result do not be caught out by not supplying them with the