Winterizing your home TOP 10 Tips

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MKMK Insurance Team

Top 10 maintenance tips for winterizing your home

1.

Test and maintain smoke & carbon monoxide detectors

2.

Inspect furnace annually & clean/replace filter monthly

3.

Leave the heat on and have someone check on your home while on vacaiton

4.

Inspect your attic for frost accumulation & check our eavestroughs and roof for potential ice dams/icicles

5.

Test plumbing shut-off valves

6.

Ensure all plumbing are running are running regularly to prevent frozen pipes

7.

Keep your home’s sidewalk & the front stairs clear of snow & ice

8.

Keep snow off gas meters, gas appliance vents, exhaust vents & basement windows

9.

Drain garden hose & trim branches that are close to your house or electrical wires

10.

Prevent frozen pipes by fitting exposed pipes with insulation sleeves/wrapping

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