10. Locate tools, planters, lawn equipment, and furniture that you don’t plan to use during the winter.
- Drain gas from gas-powered equipment. Have them serviced and cleaned so they will be ready to go next season.
- Make sure winter tools, including shovels, sand, salt, and ice-scrapers are out of storage and prepared for use. Inspect your snow blower and service if necessary.
Taking a weekend or two each fall to winterize your home will not only keep your family warmer but conserve energy, save you money and protect your property’s value. Implement a few of these quick tips to jump-start your cold weather preparations.
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