The winter season is drawing near which means sub-zero arctic-like temperatures, icy conditions, and a whole lot of snow. That’s why it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your home from any potential damage the frigid temperatures and snow may bring. Taking charge now, before it is too late, may help you avoid a home insurance claim later.
Winter home preparation guide
By the time winter arrives, your home should be ready for whatever tricks Old Man Winter may have up his sleeve. There’s nothing worse than having to deal with a leaky window, broken furnace or a burst pipe in the middle of winter. These eight tips and tricks will help prevent any unfortunate winter mishaps or water damage.
- For heat’s sake have your furnace professionally serviced. A routine maintenance check each autumn will help ensure your furnace is running properly and efficiently. Also, if you have an older thermostat, consider replacing it with a programmable one to save money on heating costs.