10 Mar 2017
TIPS TO GET YOUR HOUSE READY FOR WINTER
Autumn is here, and Winter is not far away. All household need prepare the cold winter raining season.
- Don’t forget about heating maintenance
Is your heating system ready to weather the winter? Have a professional check your heating system and ensure it’s in good working order before you turn it on. Schedule checks for your furnace, venting system and chimney
- Clear out the gutters
Clogged gutters block the drainage of rain, resulting in household leaks. As fall sheds its last leaves, grab a ladder, a garbage bag, some rubber gloves and dig in with Remove everything. Check that the downpipes are clear of obstruction and then ensure the entire system is un-clogged and leak-free by running water through it.
Prepare your pool for the cold. Test chlorine levels, scrub walls and floors, vacuum the entire pool and empty the pump’s lint basket, clean the filter and lastly add a secure pool cover to keep debris out.
Trim overgrown branches back from the house and to prevent wind-swept branches from causing property damage. Aerate the lawn, reseed, and apply a winterizing fertilizer to promote deep-root growth come spring.
Source : http://www.styleathome.com/how-to/renovations/article/how-to-prepare-your-home-for-winter
author: Yew Lee Hee Property Manager