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Winterizing Your Home

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Winterizing Your Home

The lights are up, your favorite candle flickers on the table and you’re cozy with a hot beverage under a warm blanket… because there’s a pesky draft! It is easy to get caught up in the more festive preparations during the holiday season, but what about getting your home ready for the cold months ahead? Your home is a large investment and we want to make sure you are prepped and ready for winter. Here are a few checklists and sites to help guide you through winterizing your home so you can stay safe and warm!

The How To Checklist

From checking your fireplace to cleaning your gutters, Lowe’s has assembled a winterizing checklist to help put your mind at ease during the colder months!

How to… But Make It a Video

Check out this video from Home Depot that walks you through the winterizing process and identifies some helpful items to make sure your home is winter-ready.

I Think It’s Time to Call a Professional…

DIY projects are a great way to feel engaged in the home ownership process as well as help save money. But… sometime’s it’s best to call in a professional. For those instances, here is a list of preferred vendors that we trust to get the job done.

Go Beyond Your Home

Protecting your house is important, but don’t forget to prepare your body, wardrobe and car as well! This oldie but goodie list offers tips to help you navigate the cold from both inside and outside your home.

10 More Winter Checklist Items

Consumer Reports pulled together a list that compliments the suggestions above. It’s not too late to start checking off these items! Reduce the chances for surprise stressful situations in the months ahead!

Winter is coming, stay safe and stay warm!