Helping you look after your home. Home insurance guides

Keeping your home safe, warm and working has never been easier with our essential guides.

Finding the right cover

Everything you need to know about insuring your home and the things you love.

Buildings insurance

Confused by buildings insurance? Find out exactly what it covers and whether you need it in our complete guide.

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Contents insurance

Contents cover is essential for looking after everything inside your home – big or small. Here’s how it works.

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Legal expenses cover

Legal cover can be lifesaver if you get into a dispute about your home. Here’s what it includes – and what it doesn’t.

Read more about legal expense cover

Other insurance guides

Second home insurance

Got a weekday work pad or a holiday cottage? See what type of cover you need for your second home.

Read more about second home insurance

Home insurance calculator

Your one-stop-shop for working out exactly how much buildings and contents cover you’ll need.

Use our home insurance calculator

Home emergency insurance

Home emergency cover can protect you against those unexpected (and often expensive) repair bills. See what it covers here.

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Accidental damage cover

We’ve all had those ‘oops!’ moments. Here’s how Accidental Damage cover could save you from unexpected and expensive repairs.

Read more about accidental damage cover

Additional information

  1. Terms and Conditions apply. Home Insurance is arranged and administered by British Gas and is underwritten by a carefully selected insurer. Your policy documents will show who your insurer is. British Gas is a trading name of British Gas Services Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England & Wales (Registered No.03141243). Registered office: Millstream, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 5GD.