Fall Checklist- Getting Ready for Winter
With the temperatures dropping and the potential for a freeze, now is an important time to get your home ready for winter. If you haven't yet had your sprinkler system blown out, this video offers guidance to protect your pipes in the event of a freeze:
Be sure to schedule a professional blow out when you can, and put these other essentials on your Fall to-do list:
Have your gutters cleaned.
Get your furnace serviced.
Disconnect hoses and turn off outdoor water (if hose bibs are not frost-free).
Seal cracks around doors and windows.
Replace smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries.
Have your chimney cleaned and check that the damper is working.
If you need a referral for any of these items, contact me anytime. Best, Rich