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3 Things to Know About Winterizing Your Home

Temperate fall weather means it's time to put summer vacations behind you and start planning for winter weather. Switching coveted leisure time to home chores can be a difficult challenge. More than a few homeowners want to keep kicking back on weekends. But autumn winds mean all hands on deck. Homeowners who procrastinate could find their properties vulnerable to seasonal changes. These are some things to keep in mind about winterizing your home. Fill The Cost Gaps Arguably the single biggest waste of money is allowing heating and cooling loss. The small gaps where doors, windows and other material meet…
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5 Things To Do This Fall To Get Ready For Winter

Simple home and yard tips don't have to take a lot of time, but can save a lot of headaches if that first winter storm catches you unaware. Here's a checklist to help you prepare: Assess Your Windows and Doors Take a walk around your interior, preferably on a windy day. Check for drafts and air leaks; replace weatherstripping, align door thresholds. and repair window frames and sills if they're damaged. If you have storm windows, make sure they're ready to install. Replace the screens in a storm door with glass panels. Also check your garage door to make sure…
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