Direct Line magazine
Why is cycling good for our mental health?
It’s more important than ever to look after our mental health. Luckily, there are lots of ways to help keep yourself in a good headspace, and cycling is right up there among the best.
How to fix a leaky tap
Dripping taps leak a surprising amount of water, costing you money. Quite literally, it's money going down the drain. Luckily, fixing the problem can be straightforward.
How to charge your electric car
One of the biggest changes when you switch to an electric car, is getting your head around how you power it. It’s not the same as filling up your tank with petrol or diesel, there’s a lot more to think about at first.
What you need to know before you buy an electric car
Thinking of switching to an electric car? Our handy guide will help you make your mind up.
How to jump-start a car
When you turn your key and your car doesn't start, it's easy to get frustrated. To get back up and running quickly, it's handy to know how to jump-start a car. Here is a quick and easy guide.
Are you at risk of relay theft?
Relay theft is a new method used to steal cars. And if your car has keyless entry technology, then you're at risk.
Accidental damage cover
Carpets ruined by red wine? Coffee spilt on your laptop? Football through a window? Accidental damage cover can provide you with additional cover for any mishaps or DIY disasters.
Burglar alarms and home security systems
Being a victim of burglary can leave you feeling unsettled for a long time. Luckily, increasingly sophisticated security alarms help to deter potential thieves. Find out about the different types of burglar alarms and how they can secure your home.
A guide to green homes
It's more important than ever to think about the environment. We can't just flick a switch and improve things overnight, but we can do our part at home to make things a little better.
How a baby will change your life
There's no bigger milestone in life than having a baby. You might think you know what's coming, but how does having a baby change your life? We go through the important things you'll quickly realise when a newborn joins your family.
Financial support for when you lose someone you love
Dealing with money, wills and inheritance tax may be the last thing on your mind when you lose someone. How can you make these practical matters easier to deal with? There's a range of financial support available for people who have lost loved ones.
Dog theft - how to prevent your dog being stolen
Dogs are stolen more often than you might think. Read our guide to find out how you can help prevent dog theft and what is covered by pet insurance.