Tips for a keeping your home safe and dry this winter

November 27, 2013 by · Comments Off on Tips for a keeping your home safe and dry this winter
Filed under: Air Quality, Attic, Home Maintenance, Weatherproofing, Windows, Winterization 

home winterization(BPT) – Freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall are in store for much of the country this winter, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, and that means homeowners need to start taking immediate steps to ensure that their loved ones and property stay safe and warm through the long, cold months ahead.
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Five tips to get your home ready for winter

October 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on Five tips to get your home ready for winter
Filed under: Chimney, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Winterization 

Winterization(ARA) – It may not be winter yet, but do not wait for it to arrive to start getting the house ready for the coldest months of the year.

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Winterize and save on your heating costs this winter

September 27, 2011 by · Comments Off on Winterize and save on your heating costs this winter
Filed under: Do-It-Yourself, Doors, Energy Efficiency, Green Living, Insulation, Programmable Thermostat, Water Heater, Weatherproofing, Windows, Winterization 

Lower Heating CostsWhen you notice the leaves change color, it should sever as a reminder that the cooler days are approaching and with it your heating bills will start to rise. Fall and winter are the seasons when you see your heating bills take a big chunk out of your wallet and if you do not take proper precautions to winterize your home properly, you will be spending a great deal more on your utility bills.
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Required plumbing practices before winter

September 20, 2011 by · Comments Off on Required plumbing practices before winter
Filed under: Energy Efficiency, Gutters & downspouts, Insulation, Plumbing, Water Heater, Weatherproofing, Winterization 

plumbing work before winterThe beginning of fall should serve as a great reminder that it is time to prepare for the coming of colder winter days that are just around the corner. The cold weather comes unexpected, catching property owners off guard and unequipped to deal with the plumbing issues related to the frigid weather. The amount of frigid pipe calls almost increased three fold across the country in recent years, to more than twenty-six thousand. These issues could easily be prevented if you are willing to deal with some chores that takes no more than couple of hours and can be done on a weekend or you could contact a local plumber to do it for you.
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Hibernate in Style and Comfort this Winter

November 18, 2010 by · Comments Off on Hibernate in Style and Comfort this Winter
Filed under: Air Quality, Energy Efficiency, Heating & Cooling, Insulation, Winterization 

(ARA) – OK, so humans don’t really hibernate, but when those bone-chilling northern winds arrive and snow starts to pile up against the door, we all tend to prefer the climate-controlled comfort of our own homes. And like all creatures, great and small, who endure the hardships of winter, we must prepare.

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Keep Warm and Dry by Sealing Your Home

November 16, 2010 by · Comments Off on Keep Warm and Dry by Sealing Your Home
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Energy Efficiency, Insulation, Roof, Windows, Winterization 

(ARA) – Winter may cause many homeowners to contemplate a new heating system or other major investments, but some small, smart investments can often go just as far toward protecting your home and saving you cash. Through the proper home maintenance techniques, you can keep typical damage caused by snow, ice and rain at bay and avoid major home repairs.

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