There are a few things we need to do to prepare our homes for winter:

Check your home’s HVAC system

Paint, caulk and seal any exterior wood

Seal your masonry and hard surfaces

Check your drainage

Clean your gutters

Clean your chimney and order firewood

Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

Shut down the pool and the sprinkler system and drain any outside faucets.

These helpful items will get you through till spring and get you prepared for the winter months ahead.