Don't let your home get caught out in the cold
Published ¤ 07/11/2016 13:37:51
Make sure your home is safe this Winter!
It's freezing outside so there's no time like the present to get your home wrapped up safe and secure, not just from the threat of burst pipes but from the risk of fire and theft this winter. We all dread that cold snap, but you may get more than cold toes, if you don't insulate your pipes from the risk of freezing. In addition, winter's long, dark nights provide perfect cover for burglars, whilst inside, the romance of an open fire and candles can soon turn sour if left unattended.
So here are some easy steps you can take now to make your home winter-proof.
Beat the big freeze
Wouldn't it be great if you could just put a big woolly jumper over your house to keep the warmth in and the cold out? Well, insulating the loft is a good start, along with these other tips:
Weather the storm
Winter weather brings high winds, rain and snow, which all take their toll on your home. Take care to:
Keep burglars at bay
Dark winter nights provide the perfect cover for burglars. Don't give thieves a free ride by:
Be a bright spark
Unattended open fires, candles and fireworks all increase the chance of a house fire, in the winter. Take care with these tips:
With these tips, you'll be ready to shut the door, draw the curtains and stay safe and warm all winter.
If you would like any more advice, or want a review of your current cover, please get in touch with us. Call 01256 701205.
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