Buildings insurance

Buildings insurance explained

  • All you need to know about buildings insurance - expert advice from Which?
  • How to calculate the level of cover you need, plus flood prevention measures
  • Get the best deal by switching your buildings insurance
  • Making a claim, and how to complain if it's not handled properly

What's in this guide

How buildings insurance works

Find out what building insurance covers and learn how to calculate the amount of protection you need.

Buildings insurance problem solvers

A list of frequently asked questions covering all you need to know to choose the right buildings insurance for your circumstances.

Flooding and subsidence

These are two tricky areas when it comes to home insurance. Learn how to get building insurance when your property is at risk.

Cost of insurance cover

Discover which factors are likely to dictate the cost of your buildings insurance policy and how you can get a discount.

Which Ltd is an Introducer Appointed Representative of Which? Financial Services Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Which? Mortgage Advisers and Which? Money Compare are trading names of Which? Financial Services Limited. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.