UK’s top home emergency fears revealed
...and how much money we have saved to deal with them.
While heights and spiders may be some of the UK’s biggest collective fears, there are other fears which are often overlooked - the fear of home emergencies.
In a study by the appliance and boiler insurance company Row.co.uk, it was found that the ultimate home emergency fear is discovering burst pipes and finding the house flooded. Almost 29% of us are afraid of this, which is roughly 11 million British adults.
In a rather amusing comparison, a 2015 survey by Trulia found that 38% of people would like a swimming pool in their dream house - probably not what they meant.
“The first thing to do when finding burst pipes in your home is to turn off the water supply, plus your boiler and central heating system. It’s then...