Updated: Mar 9, 2020
Getting your home ready for winter can be overwhelming! Here are some of the most helpful quick tips as you are getting ready for the polar vortex.
Bring in all patio furniture and store in a place that isn't exposed to the elements and/or water.
Turn off and/or winterize outside faucet, and store hose. Purchasing a faucet sock is an option or you can buy and install an insulated faucet at local hardware store.
Clean out gutters and make sure they are flowing water away from the house.
Updates and repairs to keep home energy efficient. Call a local provider and ask if they have a free energy evaluation.
Here is link to DTE energy evaluation and also Consumer Energy rebate on a Nest (App controlled thermostat) for your home. That evaluation will help you prioritize what needs to be done first and are the most cost effective.
Until next time,