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Protect your property from severe weather

Follow this simple seven step guide to ensure you are prepared for the winter weather

As we move from the summer into the winter months, Direct Line has been working with onthemarket.com to highlight the importance for landlords of protecting a property.

Each year thousands of landlords are caught out by a sudden cold snap.

Winter weather, which brings freezing temperatures and snow, can lead to burst pipes and damage to roofs and gutters.

In fact, in the freezing winter of 2011, insurers dealt with 3,500* claims a day for damage caused by frozen pipes.

A few simple steps taken now to protect your property, will mean that you and your tenants are saved from the drama of frozen pipes or the inconvenience of a boiler breakdown, should the worst of winter weather strike.

*The Association of British Insurers

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Last Updated: 9th Apr 2014