Home insurance Updated:
Your home can take a battering over the winter months, so by the time summer rolls round, you may find that there are one or two repairs needed! Although it can be tempting to ignore the loose roof tiles and the leaking guttering in favour of relaxing in the garden, staying on top of your repairs now can mean that not only is your house winter-ready, but you could also avoid complications if you need to claim on your home insurance.
Keeping your home in good repair means that bigger problems are less likely to occur further down the line – a quick service of your boiler now, for example, means that you probably won't have to deal with no hot water or heating in the middle of January, which also means that it should cost you less. Keeping your home in good repair will also come in handy should you need to make a claim on your home insurance: deciphering the difference between storm damage and a home that hasn't been maintained properly can be tricky and it could hinder your chances of a successful claim.
So what exactly should form your home repairs to-do list? There may be some obvious things that need seeing to, but if you're unsure, here is a list of some of the usual suspects:
So now you have no excuse! Put on that DIY hat and tackle those repairs – you may be glad of it when winter arrives!
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