Getting Your Home Winter-Ready

wintershovelWisconsin winters are not for the faint of heart.  Months and months of sub-zero temperatures can do serious damage to your home, not to mention your pocketbook, if you don’t prepare ahead of time.  Below are our Top 10 tips to winterize your home. Contact 4 Lakes Handyman if you need assistance with any of these or other home maintenance needs:

  1. Weatherstrip your doors and windows
  2. Install storm windows and storm doors
  3. Insulation your windows
  4. Shut-off the outdoor water
  5. Change your furnace filter
  6. Flush and insulate your water heater
  7. Cover your air conditioning unit
  8. Close your chimney flue
  9. Test your carbon monoxide detector and
  10. Clean out those gutters