Why Building Insurance?

Your home is your prized possession; hence we want you to have peace of mind that you are protected from any eventuality. Let’s take care of all your building insurance needs.


Fire and explosion

We cover damages emanating from fire and explosions.

Accidental damage

Cover for damage that is unexpected or beyond your control.


We replace burst or leaking geysers.

What you can expect

Added Features

  • Covers accidental damage to glass windows, skylights, ovens and more
  • Fixed excess regardless of your claim amount
  • Unique cash back structure of up to 20% after 3 claim-free years


  • Competitive pricing
  • Replacement value up to the sum insured
  • Loss of rent cover, up to 25% of the sum insured


Get Building Insurance now

Let one of our agents call you back to help you apply.

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Need more help?

For any queries or claims please call us on:

idirect policies: 0860 20 21 22 (24hr)     

Absa insurance Company: 0860 100 876

Email us at:       

New business: idirect@absa.co.za

Client services: idirectamendments@absa.co.za

Claims: idirectclaims@absa.co.za



Emergency info

In the event of an emergency, for Roadside and Home assistance, call Absa Insurance Company for idirect Policies on:

0861 434 732 

In the event of a windscreen claim, call Glassfit on:

0860 123 423