Delaware County, Pennsylvania Real Estate Blog: October 2011

PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR WINTER – A Check List for Home Owners in Delaware County, PA

Real estate delaware county paPREPARING YOUR HOME FOR WINTER – A Check List for Home Owners in Delaware County, PA

 

Fall is here and winter is sure to follow. In many parts of the country, like here in South Eastern Pennsylvania, winters can be quite cold.  As homeowners, we found that a checklist can be a helpful reminder of things that need to be done before the freeze of winter sets in.

Here is a checklist that may be of help to you as the colder weather approaches. 
Please customize the list to your specific needs. 

 

FALL/WINTER CHECK LIST

__Put summer furniture away

__Plant bulbs before the ground freezes

__Caulk cracks and holes on outside of house

__Clean gutters

__Empty garden hoses/put away

__Shut off outside water supply

__Mulch plants as needed

 

__Chimney inspection

__Furnace inspection

__Change filter in heater

__Install programmable thermostat

__Set program on thermostat so heater is active when someone is home

 

__Change oil in cars/trucks to winter gauge oil

__Check tire pressure on vehicles

__Put antifreeze in vehicles

__Check batteries

__Check and replace wiper blades if need be

__Find window scrappers and put in an easy to reach place in vehicles

 

__Make sure snow blower works

__Find rock salt and shovels/put in convenient places by doors

__Change storm windows or add heavy curtains or place plastic over windows

 

__Bring out the lap blankets and woolies

__Air out clothes kept in mothballs

__Buy hot chocolate

__Renew membership to video store/update Netflix’s list

 

__Winterize the dog house – see if the roof leaks – add a wool blanket

__Stock up on birdseed

 

__HAVE A GREAT FALL AND WINTER!!

PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR WINTER – A Check List for Home Owners in Delaware County, PA

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Doug Durren and Gloria Todor, Realtors®, SRES® 

CENTURY 21 ABSOLUTE REALTY
512 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, PA 19064

GloriaTodor@Century21.com

Gloria 484-431-3686

610-328-4300 x131 Office

 Serving Delaware County, Montgomery County, Chester County, Pennsylvania & Surrounding Areas 

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