Archives for January 2014

Winter Maintenance Check Off List

  • Remove screens from windows.
  • Replace screen door(s) with winter storm door(s).
  • Clean gutters and downspouts.
  • Check roof for damage and repair.
  • Check and fortify insulation around doors and windows.
  • Cover or store patio furniture.
  • Prune shrubs, and perennials; remove annuals
  • In extreme cold, cover your outside faucets with insulated faucet covers.
  • Do a visual inspection for hazards, wind damage and water damage.
  • Make sure your homeowner’s insurance is up-to-date. Make sure your policy reflects recent home improvements, other increases to your home’s value, and new major purchases like electronics and appliances.