Compound or Road

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  1. Sutton35

    Sutton35 Read Only Funster

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    Is it better to stump up the cost and store the motorhome in a compound or save the money and park outside the house on the road. Van is alarmed with tracker and 24 hour monitor.
     
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    If I couldn't park on my own property I would store in a secure compound, but it depends on where you live.

    Here I park on my own property, if I was on the road I'd be frightened of it being hot by a tractor, or in the winter, a snow plough.
     
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    I think that insurance companies prefer the MH on a drive which reduces the premiums. So I'd ask the insurance co. which option is cheaper for you, in a compound or on the street then work out total costs. Guess it depends if you think it's "at risk" on the road outside your house.
     
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    Or do you want to advertise the fact that your away for weeks at a time when the motorhome is not there? You pay your money you take your chance.
     
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    MUCH BETTER OUTSIDE THE HOUSE,NO HASSLE AND READY TO GO ANYWHERE AT ANYTIME.
     
  6. Reallyretired

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    If it's actually in the road there is a risk of it being hit by passing traffic, or as happened to me at a previous address, having the mirrors pulled off and the doors kicked in by drunks.
    A compound is a better idea as it does shout to the world that your house is empty when you are away.
     
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    Your probably 100% safe anywhere in the country, with the exception of Merseyside. :)(y);)
     
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    Still have to.bring the van to the house to pack and unpack
     
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