Home Safety in teh Garden With Allianz

Home Safety in the Garden

by Andrew Crowley | 4 min read

July 31st, 2018

We probably don’t get to spend all the time we would like in our gardens here in Ireland due to our climate. Nevertheless, we often leave items and belongings in our gardens and garden sheds that pose risks to us and are a potential prize for burglars.

Items to Never Leave Outside Your Home

Home Safety in the Garden with Allianz Insurance

Dangerous Items in Your Shed

While leaving items in your garden poses risk of theft and deterioration your garden shed offers a range of different risks. Given that lots of us store valuable items in our sheds, it’s important to ensure they are locked at night and while you are out at work or away for a period of time. Inside our sheds also pose a number of risks to our health:

A final consideration in the garden is the risk of litigation as a result of accidental injury. Keeping a tidy and orderly garden can reduce this risk. However, should you be unfortunate enough for this to happen in your garden your home insurance policy is on hand to help. The public liability element of your home product offers cover for such accidents up to the value of €3,175,000. Be sure to consult your Home policy document for full details.

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