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Homeowner’s Guide to Winterizing Your Home


Homeowner’s Guide to Winterizing Your Home

We know your home is your biggest investment, so we put together this homeowner’s guide to help you maintain and care for your home. As winter approaches, the bleak effects of this cold season can do some major damage if you’re not prepared. From cleaning gutters to changing filters, use these checklists, DIY tutorials, and our recommended professional vendors list to have a worry-free winter this year!

10 Quick Home Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance isn’t restricted to repairs. In fact, certain tasks–when performed regularly–may actually prevent things from breaking in the first place. But when things do go wrong (and it’s inevitable that they do), we have some backup plans that you can try before you grab the phone to call for pro.

DIY Checklist: 12 Steps to Winterize Your Home

Home maintenance is more than just changing the batteries in your smoke detector. Here is a great list of items to check for before winter strikes.

Video Tutorial: How to Prep Your Home for Winter

For visual learners, here is a great tutorial by Ace Hardware!

7 Tips for Making it Through The Winter

Our homes aren’t the only things that can suffer from winter. Here are some helpful ways you can winterize your body, wardrobe, and car!

Call a Professional: Vendors We Trust

We all feel a sense of pride in being able to maintain our own homes, but sometimes it’s time to throw in the towel and reach out to a trusted professional to finish the job. Here is a list of all of the vendors we use regularly and trust to take care of our own homes who have the experience and all the right tools to get it done fast and the right way!

20 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Beef up your arsenal for any project big or small!

9 More Items to add to your Winterizing Checklist! 

Make sure your home is safeguarded against subfreezing temperatures. Here’s a great checklist from Lowe’s to help you protect your plants, outdoor appliances, thermostat, and more!