“Winter is Coming”

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With kids heading back to school and holiday decorations taking place of back to school items, it is only a matter of time before old man winter is upon us.  Here are some home help tips to consider when packing away the summer items.

 

  • Clean the gaps between your deck boards
  • Check all weather strips and caulk around windows and doors
  • Clean your garbage disposal by grinding up cups of ice cubes
  • Pour a gallon of water down unused drains, including floor drains
  • Drain half of your water heater
  • Give your furnace a 24 hour test run
  • Clean out the gutters
  • Disconnect hoses from outside spigots
  • Drain spigots
  • Blow out irrigation lines
  • Take down window screens
  • Change the direction of the ceiling fans
  • Fire up the snow blower and give it a once over

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