Winterizing your home comes with a variety of benefits, the best of which is repair prevention. By taking steps to protect your home against possible dangers, you save thousands of dollars on repairs and potential replacements. Some dangers you otherwise face by not winterizing your home include:
Possibility of a fire
Carbon monoxide leak
Loss of electricity
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To avoid such problems, take the time to do several of these steps around the house before the real cold arrives:
1. Clean gutters
2. Check and/or replace furnace filter
3. Check attic insulation and check windows and doors for drafts. Add more insulation or caulk/weather stripping as needed
4. Upgrade to a programmable thermostat
This weekend might be the last one before snow flies! Take the time to protect your biggest investment, your home. If you are looking for a new home and need to sell your current place in Wisconsin, please see firstweber.com.
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