We may be biased, but we think there’s no place as beautiful as Alabama, especially in the wintertime. Throughout our peaceful, private communities, surrounded by sprawling greenery and charming towns, the festive winter season is nothing short of magical. Before you head out to enjoy all of the recreation and fun outside your door — from hiking and biking to holiday shopping and dining — make sure to go through a quick checklist of ways to prepare your home for the new season. Here’s an easy reference for you to use:
Clean gutters to prepare for freezing/thawing
Check for leaks in windows and roofs
Seal gaps and cracks around windows and doors with weather-stripping and caulk
Repair damaged roof shingles
Stock up on seasonal essentials like salt and ice melt
Turn off exterior water and sprinklers
Close shut-off valves, then open the outside faucet to drain the line
Fix damaged walkways and steps
Store remaining outdoor furniture and children’s toys
Have the furnace inspected by a professional and replace filters
Clean dryer vents
Make sure the fireplace is thoroughly inspected
No matter how you plan on enjoying the winter, there are a few things you can do to ensure that no surprises interrupt your best moments. After a day out exploring the wonders of your neighborhood and beyond, you’ll return to a home that’s safe and sound, with all of that winter coziness you know and love.
From all of us at Stone Martin Builders, happy early winter!
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