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Wednesday, 15 November 2017

What should you do if you put the wrong fuel in your car?

We all make mistakes occasionally, but when it involves putting petrol in your diesel car or vice versa, it can feel like a disaster. First and foremost, it’s important you don’t put the key in the ignition or switch on the engine if you can help it. Here’s what you need to do next...

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Monday, 13 November 2017

House Extension Costs: A Breakdown

Across the UK, 14% of homeowners are thinking about making improvements to their home, according to a new study from Gocompare.com. And of those, 5% have decided they’ll extend their current home, rather than move to one that works better for them.

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Friday, 27 October 2017

Do I have to declare a speed awareness course?

Many factors influence your annual car insurance premium. So, it’s only natural to wonder whether speeding awareness courses need to be declared to your insurer, and what impact it may have. Here’s the lowdown on what you need to know.

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Friday, 27 October 2017

What to do if you fail an MOT

Cars over three years of age are required to have an annual MOT test to ensure they meet the minimum standards for roadworthiness. Your car’s mechanical condition, so things like the engine, gearbox and clutch – isn’t assessed, but if your car’s old or unreliable, the annual MOT can be a worry.

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Packing tips when you’re moving home

When it comes to packing –- the earlier you start, the better. Boxing up a whole house can take longer than you think, and you want to do everything you can to avoid having a mad rush in the last few days before your move.

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

What are the rules and regulations when I’m driving in Europe?

You might have extensive driving experience, but if you’re planning on driving during your next trip abroad, you need to be aware that driving rules and regulations can differ from country to country.

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