Before you know it, winter will be here – which means freezing temperatures and frigid conditions. One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is to wait too long to prepare your home for the upcoming season.
Below are a few tips to help make sure your home is ready for ole’ Jack Frost:
- Have your chimney cleaned and inspected. An important consideration is to make sure your chimney is free of debris. If your flume and chimney become clogged it can not only cause serious ventilation issues, but serve as a potential fire hazard as well.
- Don’t neglect your heating system. In addition to making sure you change your furnace filters every month, always have your furnace inspected by a licensed heating and air conditioning professional at least once per year. A thorough cleaning of your heating system can prevent costly breakdowns and add years to its life. Make this a number one priority when you begin to winterize your home.
- Clean your gutters. Read more »