Remember that snow can cause problems too, blocking air vents, blowing into roof spaces and adding extra weight to roofs, conservatories and other structures. Heavy snow may mean you can't get out so ensure you have snow shovels, rock salt and provisions.
Before windy weather arrives, check for loose tiles, slates and flashing. Garden furniture and trampolines can become missiles in heavy winds so ensure they are weighted down sufficiently.
Check to ensure your home insurance is in date and fully protects you against winter related damage.
As the days are getting shorter and the nights colder, start preparing your home for Winter today - you may be glad you did.
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