Owning a home can be exciting, rewarding and can leave you with feelings of pride, accomplishment, and happiness. Homeownership also comes with its challenges, especially when it comes to preparing your house for the changing seasons. Now that winter is finally upon us, it is recommended to winterize your home to prevent damage.
While I always suggest that homeowners discuss these matters with their contractors,
there are some simple things that can be done:
- Close and drain all outside spigots so they don’t freeze.
- If you have a chimney, now is the time to have it inspected, especially if you have a wood stove or fireplace.
- Clean your gutters before the snow begins to fall.
- Put away your outdoor gear before temperatures drop and it’s