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Open Gardens: Things to Consider

Open Gardens: Things to Consider

With the weather finally brightening up, are you planning on opening your gardens for a summer fete, charity event or Garden Scheme? Read on for expert advice on what you need to consider to ensure you can enjoy the day as much as your guests. If y…

Holiday Homes

Holiday Homes

Buying a second home in your favourite holiday location is not only an aspiration shared by most, but a significant investment as well. Before you sign the deeds and pack your bags, have you considered the important insurance factors? We’ve pu…

Listed Properties

Listed Properties

Listed properties – what are your obligations when it comes to repairing them? Did you know that if your listed property is damaged, you are still subject to the same strict planning and building controls as if you just want to make changes t…

Moving House? Remember Insurance!

Moving House? Remember Insurance!

For most people buying a new home is an exciting time, but it rarely happens without a certain amount of stress. Amongst all the other things to think about, arranging the correct insurance for your new home can often be overlooked until the last mi…

Rebuild Cost vs Market Value – How to get it right first time

Rebuild Cost vs Market Value – How to get it right first time

When buying an insurance policy for your home, it’s vital that you insure it for the correct amount. With over a third of people basing their sum insured on purchase price, and 1 in 5 simply guessing, it can be difficult to pin a figure down. …

Taking the dread out of water damage

Taking the dread out of water damage

  We understand the distress caused if your home is damaged by water, and this type of claim is at its peak during these winter months. Heavy downpours and melting snow can dramatically increase the risk of flood and water damage as well as t…

Keeping your home safe this Halloween

Keeping your home safe this Halloween

  Halloween – 31st October Halloween can be traced back as far as the ancient festival of Samhain when, on the 31st of October, the ghosts of the dead would revisit the mortal world. To ward off any evil spirits in their midst, larg…

How to make sure your Fireworks display is safe for everyone

How to make sure your Fireworks display is safe for everyone

If you are holding a local firework display – at a school, sports club, village green and the like – it is important to responsibly plan for the event to ensure you and your visitors enjoy a spectacular display in a safe environment. Le…

An interview with our new apprentice

An interview with our new apprentice

  How has your time at Lumley been so far? So far, I have really enjoyed my time at Lumley. I felt extremely welcome from the moment I walked in on the very first day to meet everybody. I have had continual support throughout from all the team…

Have Yourself a Lumley Little Christmas -                                            Tips for a claim free festive season

Have Yourself a Lumley Little Christmas - Tips for a claim free festive season

  With Christmas fast approaching, many of us have our heads full of presents, Christmas shopping and entertaining relatives. But whether we are shopping for the latest smartphone, jewellery or perhaps a new television for the family our first…