How to prepare for winter By Matthew Pantalone

How to prepare for winter By Matthew Pantalone

To ensure that your house remains in prime condition over the years, a little preventative maintenance is needed. By making a thorough inspection of your home inside and out once a season you can detect and repair problems before they become emergencies. This can save you time, worry and often money.

Here’s a few things you should consider with Winter just around the corner:

  • Clean/replace your furnace filter
  • Check your oil furnace motor
  • Inspect the venting of your furnace (if applicable)
  • Vacuum inside your registers to prevent and air blockage.
  • Clean your humidifier
  • Check your exhaust fans
  • Clean or replace your range hood filter
  • Check the pressure relief valve on your water heater
  • Cover your air conditioning unit
  • And when the snow falls:
  • Remove any ice build-up in the eavestroughs to prevent ice backing up on the roof
  • Check snow on the roof if there’s a particularly heavy snowfall
  • Oil any moving parts on your garage door

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