You can’t avoid him. He pays us a visit every year whether we like it or not. To some he’s more than welcome, to others he is an uninvited guest. He is Old Man Winter.
In Maine we know all too well what winter will bring. It is either frigid temperatures or lots of snow, thankfully, usually not both at the same time. It is why it is so important to start winterizing your home now.
Winter Proof Checklist:
- Freeze proof exterior faucets
- Inspect roof for damaged shingles to prevent leaks
- Clean gutters
- Have chimney cleaned
- Inspect & clean furnace
- Inspect smoke & CO monitors, replace batteries