Fall is nearing an end and winter is coming! In fact, today in Coon Rapids, MN we saw snowflakes. Are you prepared? Better yet, is your HOME prepared?

 

  • Disconnect any garden hoses. Leaving them attached can cause them to freeze and burst your pipes leaving you with a bigger expense and headache!

 

  • Clean out your clothes dryer duct and clean the combustion air intake vents.

 

  • Check/ clean the gutters after all the leaves have fallen.

 

  • Replace any damaged or worn weatherstripping around windows and doors.

 

  • Replace the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. TEST THEM!

 

  • Clean or replace the furnace filter. This should be done every 3 months, depending on the type of filter.

 

 

  • If you have a gas fireplace, clean the dust out of the bottom of the inserts