Your homes are at risk during the summer holidays says Direct Line

Direct Line the household insurance specialist has revealed data that homeowners tend to claim on their home contents insurance during summer months than any other time of year.

During the summer holidays households are more likely burgled by thieves while the homeowners are enjoying a summer break away.

A recent poll carried revealed that many homeowners will not even ask their neighbours to watch over their house while they are away on holiday and don’t even leave their contact details if they need to be contacted.

Burglars will watch out for different clues to find out whether a property is currently being unoccupied, clues will range from a disorderly front lawn, newspaper deliveries and post clogging up the letter box.

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