Although the weather hasn’t been showing it lately, winter is just around the corner. Before we know it, we’ll be counting on jackets and scarves to keep us warm and dusting off our snow shovels. And while it may be hard to think about when temperatures are at 60 degrees, now’s the time to get your home prepared for the long winter to come. So where do you start? Just follow our guide for winterizing your home – and check it off your list before the first snowfall!
Inspect your furnace. Your furnace will be blaring in no time, so it’s best to have it checked by an HVAC professional as soon as possible. You may also want to consider switching out your thermostat for a programmable thermostat if you haven’t already done so. And a good way to keep the home warm? Reverse the spin of your fans! Reversing the spin with push warm air down, which will also keep your heating bill down this winter! (more…)