As we approach the winter months, the changing weather conditions can cause damage to your home. However, with a few easy steps you can prepare your property for the long, cold months ahead.
As the cold weather sets in, the water in your pipes may freeze causing them to burst. Not only could this cause a lot of expensive damage, but it may mean you have to move out whilst the repairs are undertaken.
Now that your pipes are well looked after, there are a few other easy things you can do to prepare for the winter that may save you some hassle further down the line:
A lot of people experience issues with their property throughout the winter months, so unsurprisingly this is when a lot of people need to make a claim under their home insurance policy. Check that you have sufficient cover in place, and that you understand what cover is provided under your policy. It’s also worth ensuring you know who you need to contact, and what you’ll need to provide to your insurer if you do need to make a claim.
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