Getting Your Home Winter Ready
Clean gutters and downspouts – Ensure that the water drains properly. Pooling water can cause damage to foundations, driveways and walkways
Drain and shut off exterior faucets and store hoses
Change your furnace filters – It is recommended that you change them monthly. Consider having a furnace check performed by a professional.
Change your batteries – Once a year you should be checking to make sure all smoke detectors and carbon monoxide devices are working.
Install weather stripping or caulking around windows and doors to prevent drafts and reduce heating bills
Clean window wells and check drainage
Check attic vents
Check that the exhaust ducts are clear