As we move through November, winter is almost on our doorstep.
As a companion to our post on winterizing your home’s outdoors, here are tips for preparing your home’s indoors for winter.
Properly installed and maintained smoke alarms in the home are one of the best (and least expensive) fire protection items.
Clean out your pantries and stock up on goods
Fall is a good time to thoroughly dispose of any expired medicines or goods and update your home emergency kit. So take inventory and stock up on any necessities needed. Make sure you have good batteries, a fully stocked first aid kit, and up-to-date fire extinguishers.
Tackle Your Home Maintenance List
To improve your home’s energy efficiency and safety during winter, your maintenance list should also include:
Prepare for winter now, and you’ll be glad you did
As the Benjamin Franklin said, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
After performing these tasks, you’ll be much more prepared to enjoy the colder winter months with improved safety, peace of mind, and comfort.
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