Get Ready for Winter

Tips to Prepare Your Home for the Winter Season

  1.  Test the smoke detectors
  2.  Have an HVAC company service the heater
  3.  Disconnect and store all water hoses
  4.  Install hose bib covers on the exterior faucets
  5.  Clean the gutters and downspouts
  6.  Inspect weather stripping around doors & windows and repair as needed
  7.  Reverse the ceiling fan blades to run in a clockwise direction
  8.  Insulate the hot water heater
  9.  Have a chimney sweep service your fireplace
  10.  Install winter windshield wipers on your car
  11.  Inspect your car tires to ensure that they have sufficient tread for the winter and replace if needed