Cooking Appliances and Children’s Safety


Having your kids alongside when cooking is excellent because it is an opportunity to teach them this essential life skill, pass to them the family recipes, spend quality time and even evoke curiosity in kids about trying new recipes and foods.  According to recent research by a home appliance insurance company Prominence Support, children perceive the kitchen as a compelling place. They see this as an out of the world experience when their parents are bustling around or even getting colourful items from cupboards and refrigerators. Mostly, toddlers, they are at a curios stage where they want to part of everything that their mother does. Despite the exhilarating experience, the kitchen is potentially hazardous. Continue reading “Cooking Appliances and Children’s Safety”

Internet of Things: Security Issues with Smart TVs, Who is Responsible between users and Manufacturers?

The common Smart TV operates under the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem, a rapidly and conspicuous technological advancement in the contemporary world.  Although Smart TV’s have become pervasive, this success does not go unnoticed in regard to the attacks and threats on this ecosystem. IoT continues to be intertwined into humanity’s life and even a defining aspect of the future society.  Recent research carried out by an Appliance Insurance Company Prominence Support showed that less than 11.2% of all Smart TV owners in the UK have any anti-virus on their smart TV despite major TV manufacturers like Samsung recommending its TV owners to regularly run anti-Virus. But again, cyber-attacks are not a new phenomenon with internet-enabled devices.  Therefore, to secure our Smart TV’s everyone has to step up and consider cyber-defense and protection for these gadgets seriously. In this case, there is a real need for securing Smart TVs and any electronics or gadgets that have been connected to the Internet interface. Continue reading “Internet of Things: Security Issues with Smart TVs, Who is Responsible between users and Manufacturers?”

Eco and Climate-friendly TV

In a world environmental consciousness has increased due to climate change and global, eco-friendly products are being rendered alternatives. This fuss has even gotten into the way of Televisions. However, TVs are exceedingly damaging to the environment because they are built from toxic chemicals and heavy metals.  TVs also produce a larger amount of carbon emissions per household than most house-hold appliances. Research carried out by an Appliance Insurance Company Prominence Support showed that about 24% of the respondents in the UK are not aware that an average Plasma TV uses more energy than a Refrigerator. Furthermore, TV’s use energy even when they are in a sleeping mode.  However, with the current industry and technological advancements, there is hope for eco-friendly and appealing TVs.  Finding the right eco-friendly or at least friendly TV has not been such an easier task. In some cases, most of the TVs are advertised as green-washing. Continue reading “Eco and Climate-friendly TV”

Home emergency protection

Home Emergency Protection

In the latest development, HMRC delivered a directive to tenants that they may help with settling their landlords’ tax bills by withholding their rent into tax income. This is a step taken by the taxman in a bid to crackdown on expats. It came after HMRC sent letters informing tenants about collecting information about the properties that overseas landlords own. Hence, a “dual-pronged attack” is being deliberated to improve the Treasury’s hall. This comes about as some of the latest incentives by the government to gather information to improve its tax base. HMRC, hence, is enhancing its capacity to bring in dues that landlords owe to Britain. It also comes as a first attempt of involving tenants and landlords in property taxation. Continue reading “Home Emergency Protection”

Building Site Health and Safety

A report from BBC News outlined The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) research about the safety of buildings. From this documentation, they noted that construction deaths are responsible for 32 per cent of occupational death.  For property owners, such a report raises a red flag about the safety of their properties. Mostly, accidents cannot be anticipated but property owners should have a proactive approach and prevention mechanisms. Even if these preventative mechanisms are in place, sometimes the damage could be costly and the landlord or property owner may not be in a position to offset the costs.  This explains why the home emergency insurance cover is needed. Continue reading “Building Site Health and Safety”

Hey! Do you want to save on your Domestic Appliance Insurance?

Here are 5 TIPS to apply now!

Whether you have appliance insurance or you do not, Domestic appliances have become a habitual consumer need and our lives are being entwined on a daily basis with these appliances.

Like every gadget that continues to capture human interest, and turn consumers into raving fans, the idea of losing these appliances and gadgets through perhaps accidental damage, mechanical and electrical failure or even by theft or any other means, leads to a huge demand to insure these devices and shift that risk to someone else.

The Domestic appliance insurance market is huge in the UK with loads of Insurance companies promising to outdo one another, and like every market/sector with the competition, it leaves a saving opportunity for a savvy seeker.

Below are TOP 5 saving opportunities

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Domestic appliance insurance, 4 key points

Domestic Appliance Insurance; 4 Key Points

4 Important Points for Domestic Appliance Insurance – These Ensure You are Getting the Best Deal from Your Insurer

Should I Get a Domestic Appliance Insurance? These are key points to look for while doing your research on appliance insurance companies and what they offer.

From a consumer’s perspective, taking domestic appliance insurance could be useful as more appliance insurance companies shift from covering single appliances to offering multi appliance package at discounted rates. The shift from a single appliance to the multi-appliance package by Insurance companies gives the end-users the advantage of insuring more appliances for nearly the cost of a single appliance.

For people looking to purchase new appliances or searching for reputable insurance companies to take domestic appliance insurance, it’s always wise to ensure any company you decide to go with offers multi-appliance package and have a network of engineers with a nationwide reach.

If you’ve done your research and have decided on the company to go with, there are important things

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Benefits of Kitchen Appliances Insurance Cover

Your kitchen is filled with appliances you cannot live without. What would you do if your precious oven, electric or gas hob, fridge-freezer, American fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine or even your tumble dryer suddenly broke down? Prominence Support’s comprehensive kitchen appliance insurance cover protects you from expensive repair and replacement costs. Continue reading “Benefits of Kitchen Appliances Insurance Cover”

washing machine repair insurance

Washing Machines Repair Insurance

You might have a lot of electrical appliances in your household; however, given the cost of covering all your appliances with insurance, you might definitely want to be selective on which appliance to cover. For sure, one of them could be your washing machine, as this is an irreplaceable appliance. Insurance would help you decide to have your washing machine covered. With that, you could be at peace by not thinking about what you are going to do in the event your washing machine calls it a day.

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