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What to do if your holiday home is flooded

What to do if your holiday home is flooded

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following on from our last post on how to prepare for a flood and the subsequent floods in Cumbria, here is some advice on what to do during a flood and the steps to take if your holiday home is flooded. Always put your safety before property and be prepared to act quickly. Unfortunately, floods are becoming more frequent and …

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Holiday home flood risk: How to prepare for flooding

Holiday home flood risk: How to prepare for flooding

Reading Time: 3 minutes With the worst storms of the year currently hammering parts of the UK, forecasters are warning those with properties in the second home hot-spots of Cumbria, North Wales and Scotland to be prepared for flooding. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings – with up to 50mm of rain expected to fall on already saturated ground, there is a …

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How to prepare your holiday home for winter

How to prepare your holiday home for winter

Reading Time: 5 minutes As the nights get darker and the bleak weather approaches, winter can be undeniably harsh for holiday homes. Unfortunately, break-ins tend to increase in winter as opportunistic thieves take advantage of darker evenings. There is also the onslaught of rain, frost, snow, flooding and storms – all these can cause damage and destruction at holiday homes. Although insurance will cover …

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Preventing bed bugs at holiday homes & cottages

Reading Time: 2 minutes Accommodation establishments with a high rate of occupant turnover such as self catering holiday cottages and apartments, should be on the look out for bed bugs, as infestations are most frequently found in these types of dwellings. According to the BBC there has been a massive increase in the number of bed bug infestations. Statistics from councils in London and …

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