Fall is coming soon and winter will be following closely behind. Winterizing your yard is probably something you may want to start thinking about.
What is winterizing? Winterizing is when you prepare you home for the winter months to come. The process prepares the plumbing system and components to not be affected by the temperature extremes. Basically so the pipes don't burst. This process should be preformed before winter is actually here. When finished, the house should be able to sit safe through winter.
Why is it so important to winterize your home? It is always important to protect your home from outside weather and potential disasters. Winterizing your home helps defend it from freezing temperatures, snow and ice. The outside of your home is especially important to winterize since it will be completely exposed to the elements.
Your should always be prepared for the unthinkable. Here are a few suggestion we found to be helpful.You can find even more online.
*buy a snow shovel
*have extra water and canned food in storage just in case
*clean your gutters nd downspout in mid fall
*test run your thermostat
*check your fire place for nests or animals and get a sweep if necessary
*check all windows for air leaks
*check roof for missing or damaged shingles
*make sure you winterize your sprinklers
If you happen to have a disaster please give us a call at (208)523-5365. We are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week for all your cleaning and restoration needs.