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Top 20 Home Winterizing Tips - Winterize Now

Top 20 Home Winterizing Tips

Winterize Your Home Now Before It's Too Late

The weather has already begun to feel like Winter over here in the Pascack Valley area of Bergen County New Jersey now that we've had some snowfall on the ground.  Before long, old man Winter will be officially upon us in our calendars, so now is the time to get ready to Winterize Your Pascack Valley Home if you haven't already done it. 

The following is our HammersTeam's Top 20 Cold Weather Check List.

Top 20 Home Winterizing Tips


Winterize Your Home Now Before It's Too Late

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  1. Seal & Insulate Windows & Doors with caulk or plastic

  2. Block Drafts with A/C covers and Door Drafter Stoppers

  3. Check your Furnace & Thermostats to make sure they are operating properly

  4. Replace Screens with Storm Windows

  5. Turn outside water faucets off

  6. Drain outdoor hoses and store in shed or basement and don't forget to turn off the outside water spigot from the inside, so they don't freeze

  7. Have chimneys cleaned

  8. Keep firewood for fireplaces stored away from the house. You don't want any unwanted guests such as termites getting the urge to warm up inside your home. 

  9. Rake & blow leaves away from the home per town ordinances

  10. Very Important... "Clean your gutters!" Very Important ...... You wont want Ice Damn's builiding up this winter when the ice starts to accumulate.

  11. Repair any leaders and downspouts to assure proper drainage

  12. Trim all bushes in landscaping and clean up garden beds & store all gardening tools as well as pots & planters

  13. Check snow blowers and shovels  Bergen County NJ

  14. Replenish rock salt supplies

  15. Have outdoor water sprinklers winterized by a professional

  16. Have pools winterized by a professional

  17. Remove window air conditioning units and store in a dry place

  18. Cover outdoor Central Air Conditioning Units to protect from weather

   19 Put Basement Windows Well Covers over the basement windows

   20.  Cover the outdoor furniture or bring inside to save them from the inclement weather.

Top 20 Home Winterizing Tips


Winterize Your Home Now Before It's Too Late


Have a Great Day and Keep Warm........

 

If you or someone you know is planning a Move or Sale of their home in the near future, call for Bergen County New Jersey Home Sale information, Bob Hammerstein & Lisa Hammerstein at (201)315-8618.  We'll be able to help you if you're Buying or Selling Bergen County New Jersey Homes.

For more Local Information about Bergen County, New Jersey, visit us online at www.HammersTeam.com

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