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What is included with Home Building Insurance?

Protect the roof over your head from unexpected damage


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    Building Cover
    Cover the damage or loss to your home, garages, sheds and other structures.
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    Temporary accommodation **
    (Up to 12 months)
    If your home is unfit to live in due to damage or loss. Temporary accommodation is provided for your family and pets.
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    Debris removal & services
    Removal of debris, demolition, professional services, building application fees and storage of undamaged contents
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    Legal liability
    Up to $20 million compensation for legal costs relating to death or injury to other people or loss or damage to their property
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    Home modification
    Modification to your home if you suffer permanent paraplegia or quadriplegia as a result of an insured event at the insured address


Insured Events

For life’s unexpected events, Catch Home & Contents Insurance will cover you against damage and loss caused by:

  • Storm and rainwater (flood is optional)
  • Fire
  • Lightning
  • Theft or burglary
  • Escape of liquid (e.g. burst pipe)
  • Impact damage (e.g. fallen tree)
  • Breakage of glass, ceramic and sanitary fixtures
  • Malicious damage, vandalism riot or civil commotion
  • Explosion
  • Earthquake or tsunami

Limits, terms and conditions apply. See PDS for full details.

Need more information?


Call now and get a quote over the phone

1800 036 608

Our customer service hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 10:30pm AEST,
Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm AEST


Optional Covers

Customise your insurance by adding one or more of these optional covers to your policy


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    Flood
    Cover your Home & Contents for loss or damage caused by flooding rivers, creeks and other bodies of water.
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    Accidental Damage
    Expand your insured events cover to include accidental damage for unexpected mishaps that are caused unintentionally.
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    Motor Burnout
    Cover for electrical appliances (less than 10 years old) in case a power surge burns out a motor.

FAQs

Will my home repairs be guaranteed if I make a claim?

Yes, we are committed to ensuring you receive high quality authorised repairs, including workmanship and materials.

I have changed security on my property - do I need to let you know?

Yes – the security in your property is very important to us, as it may affect how much cover we can offer you.

I am commencing renovation on my property - do I need to let you know?

Yes – you must advise us so that we can appropriately advise you on your cover during renovations.

Is my home covered for flood?

Yes – if you decide to take out ‘Flood Cover’ as an optional extra. This covers your home against loss or damage caused by flooding rivers, creeks and other bodies of water.

Does Home Building Insurance cover my carpet?

No – we will cover loss or damage to your carpets if you take out Contents cover as well. Replacement limits apply.

Does Home Building Insurance cover damage caused by insects, including termites?

No – Catch Home & Contents Insurance does not cover damage caused by insects.

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Get insured and get up to $80

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With over 2,000,000 Screamin’ Good Deals at Catch there’s something for everyone.

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Get insured and get up to $80

When you sign up to Catch Building Insurance you can receive CatchBack*. That’s up to $80 Catch vouchers to spend at Catch.com.au.

With over 2,000,000 Screamin’ Good Deals at Catch there’s something for everyone.

Quote Now

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