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Strengthen key areas of your rental property

Taking action now to check and improve key areas of your property could make a big difference to how your rental property stands up to the stresses and strains of a natural disaster – making it safer for your tenants.

It could also improve the likelihood of your rental income continuing after an event.

Your property’s design, construction and maintenance are all factors that can affect the way your rental property withstands a natural disaster.

Some key areas to consider when thinking about how your property might perform in a natural disaster include:

  • foundations
  • roofs and walls
  • chimneys
  • slopes and retaining walls.

Homeowners has more about items to check and action to take.