Winterizing Your Home
Winter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start preparing for ultra-cold temperatures. It can be an intimidating task, especially if you’re a first-time homeowner.
Here, you’ll find tips on how to avoid damage to your home during the winter. Keep reading to find out how to protect your living space.
Clean out your gutters and position the downspouts away from your home’s foundation. If there are any tree branches hanging over your home, cut them away – they can be a danger to your roof if snow builds up and causes them to fall.
Pay Attention to Windows and Doors
The weatherstripping on your windows and doors should be secure. That way, cold air can’t sneak in through the gaps. If it isn’t secure, pick up some self-sticking weatherstripping so your windows and doors close more tightly.