Winter Property Check List
Emma Newman
By Emma Newman

November 2018

Winter Property Check List

With Autumn now upon us and Winter just around the corner, Property Manager Emma Newman has prepared a useful check list to ensure you property is ready for the colder months ahead.

  • Ensure there is at least 270mm thickness loft insulation
    Insulate around doors, in loft spaces and in between floorboards to reduce any draughts
  • Repair door and window frames if required
    Insulate any external pipes and any pipes in the loft to prevent freezing
  • Ensure the annual Landlord Gas Safety and or Boiler Service is in date
  • If you manage the property yourself please remind your tenant to
  • Have the chimney swept for any open fires, wood burning stoves and Rayburns or AGA’s
  • Ensure the smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are working
  • Winterise the garden
  • Ensure the gutters are clear from debris
  • Make sure the vents are not obstructed
  • Remind your tenants to fill their oil tank (if required)

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