Winter is hard on houses and it is coming sooner than you think. Unprepared, snow, ice, and freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on your home. Thankfully, you’re going to be jumping on the problem early! That means that you can ensure a safe and happy winter. Ready to get started on ways that you can winterize your home? Let’s do it!
Winterize your yard!
To begin your winterizing plan, you should begin outdoors. Try and get this done before it gets too cold. Firstly, you should make sure that your gutters are clean and working properly. Debris in your gutters can freeze and when frozen, the contents will expand can lead to damages. You should also make sure that any dead tree limbs are cut down before the cold comes. Left unchecked, trees laden with snow can fall and damage your roof; no one wants that.
Don’t let your pipes ruin your winter fun!
Frozen pipes can lead to all sorts of trouble during the winter months. To ensure a safe season, you should make sure that your plumbing is properly insulated. You should also take the time to clean out any sprinkler systems with the help of a contractor so that they don’t develop damages or become moldy.
Have your home energy audited!
If you’re not sure whether or not your home’s systems are operating at optimal levels, you can invest in a home energy audit. We can come out to your home and check your electrical and heating systems for issues. This will help you to understand ways that you can save on your utility bills when the weather turns cold. Things like updating your appliances, sealing leaks, and replacing insulation are all types of suggestions that we may make. If you have more questions about this process, don’t hesitate to contact us!
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