Swiftcover Home Advice

Our home advice section offers top tips and practical guides for your home. Read our useful articles below.

  • Top tips for selling your home

    Even in a seller's market, getting maximum value from your home can be tough. Never fear though, with these tips you'll be able to minimise the hassle and maximise your property's potential.

  • How to Keep your Home Pest Free

    Keeping creepy crawlies out of your home isn't as tricky as it may seem. While one or two creatures are bound to share your home, the most serious of them require specific conditions to thrive.

  • Is your home ready for Autumn?

    Carrying out a quick inspection of your property before autumn sets in won't just prepare you for the worst of the British weather, it'll help maximise the energy efficiency of your home.

  • How to Make your Rented House a Home

    There are plenty of benefits to renting a property instead of buying; no mortgage, absolute flexibility in where you live, and if the boiler breaks it's somebody else's problem.

  • 6 BBQ Essentials

    Whether you're planning the burger and banger blowout of the century or a more classy affair with salads and green stuff, there are six things a barbecue just can't do without.

  • How to Make the Most of your Garden this Summer

    Big or small, wild or carefully manicured, there's no end to the fun you can have in your garden this summer. All it takes is a little imagination and a love of the great outdoors.

  • Essential Home Moving Checklist

    There are few things in life more stressful than moving home (with 'planning a wedding' surely taking the crown), but the whole process can seem much less daunting if you look at it as a series of...

  • How to Keep the Kids Cool Outside this Summer

    While your kids enjoy having fun in the sun, you worry about them overheating. But with a few simple tricks and routines, you can make sure your little ones stay cool and hydrated, no matter how hard...

  • How to add a Retro Style to your House

    The best thing about retro styles is that they're bold, flexible and easy to tailor to your taste.

  • How to Create a Home Studio

    Building a home studio is an effective way to secure the time and space you need to practise and perfect your art. If this sounds like something you'd love, here's our guide to getting it right.

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