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Home maintenance tips for winter

Home maintenance tips for winter

As the temperatures begin to drop, make sure your home’s maintenance is up to date. A house is usually your most expensive asset, so keeping it in great shape is imperative. As you begin taking down your Thanksgiving decor and replacing it with icicle lights and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer blow up decorations, don’t skip these simple tips to make sure your house is taken care of:


  • Remove window A/C units
  • Replace outdoor light bulbs
  • Check window seals
  • Check outdoor caulking and weather stripping
  • Weatherproof exterior pipes
  • Be prepared for a snow or ice storm
  • Clean your dryer vents
  • Check your gutters and drainage
  • Turn off outside access to water


Keeping your house  well maintained during the winter season can help prevent issues—and save you money. Follow these easy-to-do tips, and you may be saving yourself from having to repair something in the future.


Source: This article was compiled from a variety of sources and is intended to serve as a guideline only