How to prepare your property for winter
As we approach winter, now’s a good time to think about how best to prepare your property for the months ahead. From burst pipes to clearing gutters, here’s a guide to the sorts of things landlords should be aware of.
A pipe can burst when water pressure builds up behind a frozen section of the pipe. The result can cause flooding, which could lead to your tenants having to move out as well as a loss of rent.
Thankfully, there are some practical steps you can take to reduce the risk.
While frozen pipes are perhaps the most worrying side effect of winter weather, they are not a landlord’s only lookout.
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