Tips on preparing for winter

  • Clean out the Gutters
  • Have your furnace serviced
  • Check door and window frames for air leaks
  • Trim trees
  • Have your chimney cleaned
  • Put hose away
  • Change your air filters
  • Roof should be checked for leaks, holes, missing shingles
  • Clean water heater by simply draining it
  • Check garage for unused gas in equipment, remove and store properly
  • Seal cracks & holes on the outside of home to prevent rodents from getting inside
  • Check outdoor hardware supply of shovels, sidewalk salt and other winter cleanup items.
  • Check all vents and chimneys are clear of leaves, vines, pine cones, debris of any kind, etc.
  • Install or check all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Outfit your car for the winter weather by changing the oil, checking the battery, top off washer fluid, check condition of windshield wipers, check defroster and heater, check tires, de-icer, stock an emergency kit

Stay warm and safe. Winter is not over yet.


Stephanie Carter

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