Directline Subsidence Insurance

The majority of buildings insurance policies will cover from subsidence and Directline’s insurance policies are no different. Along with adequate cover, Directline also offer sound advice on how to detect subsidence, how it is caused and what can be done to prevent it.

A Directline subsidence insurance policy features:


  • Instant response for insurance emergencies.
  • Claims experts to help and advise you.
  • Professional engineer and site investigation on your property will determine the level of subsidence and help move the process along quickly.
  • Expert assessment and continued monitoring of site if applicable.

If you would like to compare the subsidence insurance from Directline with that offered by other providers, follow some of the links in the table below for home insurance quotes.

Directline also recommends that you:


  • Check pipe networks for leaks and blockages
  • Maintain trees and bushes frequently
  • Make sure that gutters are clean of rubbish, leaves and dirt build up
  • Pipes can become broken easily in cold weather, so check them often to prevent splits

It is vital that you report the first sign of subsidence as the quicker you catch it the more chance you have of preventing further damage. For further details on Directline’s subsidence insurance policy and advice you can visit their website or contact them directly.

Other companies also offer substantial subsidence insurance cover and you may find another insurance provider that you prefer. Comparing a few home insurance quotes can be helpful in finding the best deal.

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