Tag Archives: Burglary

HELP!! I am a victim of a burglary! What to do now?

ShareAccording to a survey of the national crime league, published in the Irish Examiner, each 19 minutes a burglary is committed in Ireland where the average value of goods stolen is 1,868 Euros. The Central Statistics Office indicates that there … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun…..

ShareProtect Yourself from the sun..and if you are away from your home, protect yourself from burglary: 1. Secure your windows. In warmer weather, we are more inclined to leave windows or doors unlocked and this is an open invitation to thieves. … Continue reading

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Is home insurance necessary?

ShareIts 2012 and as the days and months go by, more and more people are considering more ways in which they can cut down on their monthly outgoings. There is a high percentage of people in the country wrapped up … Continue reading

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Retention in Property Damage Insurance Claims

ShareWe are finding more and more that insurers are holding in excess of 30 – 40% of a property damage claim settlement until the client can prove that the work specified in the settlement has been carried out and that … Continue reading

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Your Personal Journey through A Major Insurance Claim

Share1. Shock – for you and your family, both physically and financially. It is not nice to read, but this is a definite consequence of a fire, flood, burglary or any other unforeseen misfortune. Shock can result in the need … Continue reading

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Protect your home this winter

ShareThe winter months are a peak time for burglaries in Ireland. With this crime on the rise we have put the following tips and advice together so that you can do all in your power to avoid this menace. Outside … Continue reading

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10th Eircom PhoneWatch Published

ShareEircom PhoneWatch have recently published their 10th annual Burglary Report revealing an 8.5% increase on last year’s figures. Over the ten years that they have been carrying out their surveys over €700m worth of goods have been stolen from Irish … Continue reading

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Burglary – Simple steps to lessen your risk

Most day-time burglary’s take place in unoccupied homes, windows are the most commonly used entry point so make sure that you secure all windows and doors before you leave home or go to bed. It is worthwhile to examine all external window and door locks and make sure that they are in good repair and are of good quality. Replace or repair what is not up to scratch. Continue reading

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