12 Things to Prepare for a Winter Storm
Are you expecting some bad winter weather in the coming weeks? Have you been hit by surprise storms in the past and want to be prepared for the next winter storm? It's important to make sure that your house is ready ahead of time for winter's worst. Here are the best ways to prepare your home.
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Take a Walk Around Your House and Look for Vulnerabilities
Cut Down and Cover Up
Seal and Caulk Drafts and Cracks
Plan an Alternate Method of Heating
Make a Winter Storm Supplies Checklist and Stock Up
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Wrap Vulnerable Pipes in Insulation
Add Extensions to Your Downspouts
Buy New Heating Fuel If Necessary
Protect Your Windows from Debris and Damage
Check Your Smoke and CO Detectors
Stock Up on Ice Melt
Locate Your Property Insurance Documents