Heading South for the Winter?

We are again approaching that time of year when you may be heading to warmer climates for the winter. It is important to take the necessary measures to properly winterize your dwelling while they you are away. Such things should include:

  • Maintain heat in the dwelling; arrange to keep propane tanks filled as needed
  • Drain water pipes
  • Consider installing monitoring equipment as well as an app your cell phone to alert you to any sudden temperature changes in the dwelling
  • Have a designated person available to keep watch over the dwelling and to make occasional interior checks of the property

Not only will this help prevent a major loss, but it will also hopefully save you from the frustration of coming home to a major mess.

Information from News from North Star Mutual Insurance Company Nov. 2019

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