How to drain down your Windermere or Bowness static caravan for winter

As the busy summer season comes to a close and autumn sets in, you may be thinking about how to prepare your Windermere or Bowness static caravan for winter. Closing down your caravan properly will help to protect your investment during colder months, preventing damage from frost and making sure that your static caravan is ready to enjoy again next year.

BHE’s dedicated team of Gas Safe Registered gas engineers in Windermere and Bowness enjoys years’ of experience in static caravan winter drain down services, supporting owners and site owners across the South Lakes with professional holiday home care. Our range of safety checks will help you to get the most out of your static caravan so you can enjoy leisure time year after year.

How to prepare your caravan for a winter drain down

Our BHE South Lakes team has some top tips to help you prepare for your static caravan’s winter drain down. Your drain down should be carried out by an experienced engineer:

  • Make sure you know what your insurance policy covers. Many problems caused by frost damage are not covered by standard insurance policies, so a proper winter drain down will help to avoid any nasty surprises.
  • Locate your stopcock and turn it off when you leave your caravan for winter.
  • Lag exposed pipes.
  • Turn off gas and water supplies.

Winter drain downs should be carried out thoroughly and to a high standard to protect against damage. We recommend a professional winter drain down by an experienced BHE engineer.

BHE’s winter drain down services for caravan owners

A winter drain down by BHE is a complete care package for your Windermere or Bowness static caravan. We’ll put protection in place to prevent frost damage, corrosion, leaks and bursts, keeping your property in good condition when empty and including:

  • Drain down of water system
  • Disconnect water supply
  • Check pipes, taps and heating appliances for damage or faults
  • Anti-freeze in all outlets, appliances and water traps
  • FREE test of central heating system anti-freeze dosage

Book your Windermere or Bowness caravan’s winter drain down from only £50 per property!

Why BHE for your Windermere or Bowness caravan’s winter drain down?

Established in the North West since 1971, our dedicated team of gas engineers in Windermere and Bowness supports caravan sites and owners throughout the South Lakes with expert gas, plumbing and heating services.

With all the expertise, knowledge and skills needed at our fingertips, our static caravan services are delivered by a helpful and friendly local Gas Safe Registered team backed by excellent support and training from our family business’s head office. Year after year, customers trust BHE to protect their homes and holiday home investments.

Got an emergency callout? Just give our Windermere and Bowness team a call and we’ll be with you quickly.

Recommended gas and plumbing services from BHE

“Very tidy and efficient installation thanks to Stuart!” Mr Barnard, Ambleside

Book your static caravan’s winter drain down with BHE from just £50 per property!

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Call us on 01539 496450 to speak to BHE’s trusted team today!

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