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South African summers and your home Insurance


October 9, 2023

Home Insurance is your safety net when it comes to protecting your most significant investment: your home. Having home insurance is your safety net, especially if you live in an area prone to severe weather. Make sure you’re prepared and covered with us for:


Wind Damage: High winds can cause trees to fall, damage your roof, and even shatter windows.


Hailstorms: Hail can dent your roof and siding, leading to costly repairs even for your vehicles.


Flooding: Heavy rainfall can result in flash floods that can damage your home's structure and contents.


Lightning: Lightning strikes can lead to fires or damage your electrical systems and appliances.



Preparing Your Home for Stormy Summers


While home insurance is essential for protecting your valuable asset, taking proactive steps to minimize storm damage is equally important. Here are some tips to prepare your home for stormy summers:

Regular Maintenance: Keep your home well-maintained, including trimming trees and securing loose objects that could become projectiles during strong winds.

Check Your Roof: Ensure your roof is in good condition and repair any loose or damaged shingles.

Secure Outdoor Items: Store outdoor furniture, braais, and gardening equipment indoors or anchor them securely.

By taking proactive steps to prepare your home for the unexpected, you reduce the risk of storm damage. By doing so, you can enjoy the summer season without worry.


Summer storms can be both beautiful and destructive. To protect your home and your peace of mind during stormy summers, having the right home insurance coverage is crucial. Remember to review your policy regularly, understand what it covers and chat to us if you need more information.

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