There are many things that a homeowner must do to be prepared for the winter season.
Below is a checklist that will help you get through the harsh, cold months:
-Disconnect hoses and protect all exterior water valves.
-Clean gutters and downspouts.
-Check weather strips around windows and doors and replace worn strips if necessary.
-Inspect insulation in attics and crawlspaces.
-Check and clean furnace vents.
-Stock up on furnace filters.
-Check fire extinguishers and replace if necessary.
-Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
-Purchase a good snow shovel.
-Stock up on de-icing salt.