How to Get Your Home Ready for Winter

Simple and achievable DIY tasks and maintenance to prepare your home for success this winter!! Put this on your to do list before Christmas and Thanksgiving arrive.

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First, pick up lovely home decor!

First, pick up lovely home decor!

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Clean your rain gutters to prevent "ice damming"

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Outside hoses! Don't end up with a geyser in the middle of the winter!

Outside hoses! Don't end up with a geyser in the middle of the winter!

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Close foundation vents for better "heat loss" control and moisture regulation. Especially important for higher humidity climates.

Close foundation vents for better "heat loss" control and moisture regulation. Especially important for higher humidity climates.

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A/C Cover to protect from leaves and rain/snow. $155+shipping  AND Lifetime Guarantee!

A/C Cover to protect from leaves and rain/snow. $155+shipping AND Lifetime Guarantee!

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Hire an hvac company to perform a maintenance and safety inspection on your heating equipment. You should expect to pay around $150-$250 for a quality job...

Hire an hvac company to perform a maintenance and safety inspection on your heating equipment. You should expect to pay around $150-$250 for a quality job...

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Did You Know? Additional insulation can increase the temperature approximately 10-15 degrees! Talk about saving money!!!

Did You Know? Additional insulation can increase the temperature approximately 10-15 degrees! Talk about saving money!!!

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Run your lawn mower until the gas runs out- this will clear all gas lines and tank from gas sitting all winter and "gel-ing".

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For safety measures- courtesy of our local gas utility. Too bad they didn't use Snapguide :)

For safety measures- courtesy of our local gas utility. Too bad they didn't use Snapguide :)

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