May your Christmas be filled with joy and happiness! To help this cause, consider the following winter risks that you can insure against to protect yourself, your property and personal belongings:
1) Frozen Pipes
As temperatures plummet, water inside pipes can freeze, causing them to burst and leading to significant water damage.
2) Ice, Snow & Roof Damage
The snow and ice on a roof can lead to water seepage, causing damage to your roof, attic, and ceilings. The weight of snow can also make roofs exposed to collapsing.
3) Slip and Fall Liability
Winter brings icy driveways, increasing the risk of slip and fall accidents on your property.
With the nights drawing in and an influx in expensive gifts, the risk of theft is high, make sure you have protective measures in place
5) Tree Related Hazards
Extreme weather conditions, alongside snow and ice accumulation on tree branches can lead to breakage, posing a threat to your property.
With the cold weather comes an increase in the use of stoves, candles and fires. Make sure these are properly maintained.
7) Power Surges
WIth and increase in lighting, be sure to check your devices to avoid power surges and damage to your electronics.
8) Land Liability
There is likely to me more visitors to the property during deliveries. Make sure it is a safe experience for any welcome visitors.
Rushing around buying last-minute presents? This is when scammers will be most active. Be vigilant and background check any websites you purchase from.
It could be a huge payout for your true love if the recently purchased 5 gold rings are not protected by your contents insurance! Be sure to add any gifts onto cover as soon as possible.
11) Vehicle damage
With Icy Roads and outdoor activities. There could be some slipping and sliding from both manual and motor vehicles.
12) Accidental damage
With increased visitors and busier households the likelihood of accidents happening increases.