10 Quick and Easy Ways to Winterize your Property this Season

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Frigid, blustery weather approaches many parts of the country, and property management companies potentially face the wrath of Old Man Winter. An arctic blast can be especially costly for those who aren’t prepared. Ed Wolff, President of Leasing Desk Insurance, says apartments can help minimize the potential for damage from frozen pipes and fire by taking some tried and true precautions when winter weather threatens.

“As we enter the cold weather season, it’s important to understand what we can do to protect not only our residents and their belongings, but also their homes,” Wolff says. From busted and frozen pipes to potential fire damage, we have a few tips to help you prepare for the coldest of temperatures:

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SOURCE: Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety; National Fire Protection Association

Tim Blackwell

Contributing Editor, Property Management Insider
President, Ballpark Impressions, LLC

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Tim Blackwell is a long-time publishing and printing executive in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who writes about the multifamily housing and transportation industries. He has contributed numerous articles to Property Management Insider, and worked as a newspaper reporter in the D/FW area. Blackwell is president of Ballpark Impressions, and publishes the Cowcatcher Magazine. He is a member of the Fort Worth Chapter/Society of Professional Journalists.

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