Get Specialist Insurance for Your Self Build, Renovation or Extension Project

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Building your own home or taking on a renovation project is an exciting yet expensive time, in many cases, it'll be the single biggest financial investment of your life. 

It is therefore startling that many people take on such projects without adequate insurance in place, risking the entire investment and potentially landing them in desperate situations.

Sarah Handley

Sarah is a journalist, editor and the former Web Editor of She began her career more than a decade ago, working on the editorial team of Public Sector Building magazine, before joining the wider Homebuilding & Renovating team as Social Media Editor in 2012. Since purchasing her first house in 2015, Sarah has been adding to the ever-increasing list of home improvements she needs to make; including extending over the garage, resurfacing the driveway, replacing existing flooring and revamping the kitchen. Fortunately, her time with Homebuilding means she is not short on design inspiration or top tips to tackle or project manage these tasks herself.