Vacation Time Insurance Tips

23 May 2017
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23 May 2017, Comments: 0

With summer rapidly approaching, vacation time is on the horizon! To be sure you return to the home as you left it:

 Program the thermostat to be off, or in “Eco Mode”

 Unplug or turn off electrical appliances

 Make sure all windows and doors are locked and secured

 Remove all garbage and perishables from the house

 Turn off the water line to your washing machine

 Ask a neighbor or friend to keep an eye on your house while you are gone

 If you have a central station alarm, be sure the secondary person on your account is aware you are on vacation

 Arrange with the USPS to put your mail on hold while you are gone, and if you subscribe to adaily paper, notify the publisher of the same hold request

 Use a night light timer to give the appearance that someone is home

With a few simple precautions, you should come home to a house that is just as you left it!

See Also: 

Homeowner’s Insurance: Water Loss
10 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe While Traveling

For any questions on how your insurance works while you’re on vacation, please contact an insurance

professional at Hatter, Williams & Purdy Insurance.

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