How to Protect Your Holiday Home from the Elements

Purchasing property abroad is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. Naturally you want to protect that investment—especially when your holiday home is left unoccupied and is more susceptible to threats.

If your house is left empty for long periods of time, small issues such as minor leaks or cracked glass can quickly spiral out of control and turn disastrous. This is especially true of holiday homes, which often stand empty during the coldest seasons—when leaks occur most frequently.

Here are some tips to ensure that your property is sufficiently weather-proofed:

Holiday Home Insurance

A good holiday home insurance plan and precautionary measures are essential for your holiday home’s security. That’s why we’ve created this Guide to Holiday Home Insurance along with a Checklist for Securing Your Holiday Home, to grant you peace of mind no matter where in the world you might be.

Want to find out more about our Holiday Home Insurance?

More details

Articles and guides

Read more from Towergate's home and property hub:

Keys to a new house

The Process of Buying a House

The costs of buying a house means that understanding the process is vital to getting the best deal. Understand what you are looking for and when to make your offer to give...

View article
Holiday Home Hotspots

Top 5 holiday home hotspots

There's so much coverage given in the press on the subject of overseas holiday home destinations that it's difficult to know what to believe. Opinions differ and often the...

View article