< Home Articles

Escape of Water in your Home

Aviva Home Insurance

Escape of water sounds like quite an ominous term, but we promise it’s not that bad once you fully understand it! Escape of water basically means any sort of leak in your home that could end up causing damage and costing you money.

There are lots examples and causes of escaped liquids in the home, and the good news is, there are plenty of ways to prevent them. Have a look at our infographic for tips, guidance and a fool proof checklist to protect your home and your bank account.

Water leaks infographic, causes and prevention

One of the trickiest examples of escaped water is burst pipes. Fear not, we’ve got you covered on all angles with that one! For causes, prevention and how to locate the damage check out our guide to burst pipes in your home.

Want to know more about how to protect your home? Find out all our information at Aviva home insurance.

For home insurance, you’re safe in the hands of Aviva.

Big Savings & FREE Travel insurance

Insure your car and home with Aviva and get 15% off both policies plus one year FREE multi-trip travel insurance1

Home articles

Get up to speed with our helpful guides and all the latest home insurance news.

Need to contact us?

You'll find all the content information you need here

1. Offer available to new & existing customers who have both Aviva car & home insurance. Acceptance criteria, terms & conditions apply. Offer subject to minimum premium of €280 for car & €230 for home (€115 for Contents or Buildings only). Free one year travel insurance is arranged by Aviva Direct Ireland Limited and underwritten by Chubb European Group SE.

Aviva Direct Ireland Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Home insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Ireland DAC.

Aviva Insurance Ireland Designated Activity Company, trading as Aviva, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. A private company limited by shares. Registered in Ireland No. 605769. Registered Office: One Park Place, Hatch Street, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 E651.