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10 Things To Do To Get Ready For The Winter

Real Estate Agent with ABC Realty LLC.

If your anything like me this time of year seems to ramp up all I have to do.  More driving, more tasks more things to remember. Special thank you to the agent that wrote this it was a good straight forward list that does not seem too overwhelming. He came up with a list of 10 things to do to get ready for the winter months. And I wanted to share it with you.

It time and past to get your home ready for the winter season.  We have had a bunch of mild days and may still have more to come.  So its not to late to get through this least of 10 things you should do to get your home ready for winter.

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10 things to do to get ready for the winter.   Written by Dagney Easton of Dagney Real Estate.

It's time to:

1.   Clean your gutters

2.   Cover your pools

3.   Lower your storm windows

4.   Insulate around your air conditioners

5.   Take your snow blower for a tune up

6.   Place your snow markers around the edges of the driveway

7.   Service your furnace

8.   Check your tires for tread for the snow

9.   Stock your woodpile for your cozy winter fires

10. Check your home for drafts - doors, windows, around outlets, and around ceiling lights


photo from Inspectapedia.com

picture from inspectapedia.com

So once your are you are done with the 10 things to do to get your home ready for winter check list and are also ready sell or buy a home contact me Tricia Maestre (860) 459-7375 today.  I cover Litchfield & Hartford counties as well as parts of Fairfield (my home town county) and a small portion of New Haven County (Waterbury and Wilcott).

Litchfield county Land map from Litchfieldcountyland.com

Melissa Zavala
Broadpoint Properties - Escondido, CA
Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County

Good tips for those that suffer rain and snow in the winter. Thanks for sharing.

Nov 11, 2011 04:16 PM
Rosalie Evans
Meritus Group Real Estate - Sioux Falls, SD
The Evans Group, Sioux Falls, SD Homes For Sale

I am still in denial that it is coming! Please tell me its not true! Actually I do like winter for a few months it is just the next two after that that stink! lol

Nov 11, 2011 04:59 PM
Catherine Ulrey
Keller Williams Capital City - Salem, OR
Equestrian and Acreage Property Specialist

Ah yes, the season is here!  We brought in another load of firewood today.  

Nov 11, 2011 04:59 PM
Tricia Maestre
ABC Realty LLC. - Barkhamsted, CT

Thank you Melissa I appreicate your feedback


I used to hate lists but now I live by them it helps me keep on top of my to do list.  

I look forward to reading your blog :-)




Nov 12, 2011 08:39 AM
Tricia Maestre
ABC Realty LLC. - Barkhamsted, CT

Hi Rosalie


I agree I'm good with winter for about two months but right around the end of January I have had enough.  So lets just tell ourselves it is not coming and deny it till we have snow. lol





Nov 12, 2011 08:42 AM
Tricia Maestre
ABC Realty LLC. - Barkhamsted, CT

Hi Catherine


Yeah................. that is one of my to do lists get more firewood. lol  Thank you all for you comments.





Nov 12, 2011 08:44 AM