The state of home owners insurance coverage is not what it used to
be. Best to read the policy and take whatever steps to avoid voiding
your policy, it might be as simple as asking someone to live in your
house for a couple of days, or come home a day early.
Do you have a sump pump? If so, it might not be a good idea to cut
Hot climate in the summer? A sealed up house should have a minimal
level of air conditioning. (Set thermostats to 85F or so, just in
case) if you have central air.
Cold climate in the winter? Consider freezing pipes (water pipes,
drain pipes, sewer pipes). You don't really want your house to go
below 45F for long periods of time.
Best to have a trusted neighbor check your house every 3 days or so.
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