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Top 10 Tips to Protect Your Home This Winter

  1. Clean your gutters and redirect downspouts away from your house
  2. Shovel snow away from doors and entries
  3. Caulk/re-caulk your windows and doors
  4. Seal windows to improve efficiency
  5. Turn off water main valve if leaving for long trips
  6. During a cold snap, turn off hose bib, consider installing an indoor valve
  7. Check your sump pit and pump; battery backup system
  8. Clean your dryer vent and surrounding laundry area
  9. Check your electrical system
  10. Have a friend or neighbor check your house while you travel