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Kitchen hazards

Everyone does it, buys kitchen appliances which are sure to make life easier, uses them once and puts them in a cupboard never to be seen again.

Believe it or not men are more likely to buy kitchen gadgets than women are. Blenders are popular for smoothie making which will make you much healthier, and the George Foreman grill was also popular for that reason. Now both will be gathering dust.

It's these wonderful items that can cause kitchen chaos. Kitchen blow torches can set the place alight, electric knives can cut chunks out of the work top in fact £64 million of damage is caused by kitchen appliances and would-be chefs having accidents with them.

As well as damaging your kitchen you could also hurt yourself, so before firing up the latest gadget make sure you know what you are doing. Also if you haven't used it for a while it is worth checking it is still electrically sound.

Burning your house down or damaging it with an appliance will mean calling on your home insurance. To make sure you are covered for every possible kitchen mishap get in touch with Westhill Insurance who will be happy to advise you.

This month Westhill is offering 10 per cent off all household policies taken out with them. On top of that, Westhill is also celebrating its 25th anniversary in insurance, and is offering free insurance to some lucky customers. For every 25 policies placed on cover with us, one will be chosen at random and refunded. Please click here and read more.

Westhill Insurance covers bike insurance, car insurance, van insurance, home insurance, business insurance, let property insurance, commercial insurance or even public liability insurance. It is willing to talk with you and come up with a tailor-made deal to suit. In the current climate of financial and insurance crisis Westhill Insurance understands the fear of dealing with a large impersonal, unaccountable organisation and sets itself apart as the broker you can speak to and trust.

For more information on Westhill Insurance or a quote, visit www.westhill-insurance.co.uk or call on 0844 371 7000 Mon – Fri 0900-1730 and Sat 0900-1300.

Posted on 29th September, 2009