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Winter Preparation Guide For Home Owners

 Ice Melt Safe For Concrete, Pets And People

Winter weather with possible snowstorms and ice needs proactive and meticulous preparation by people living in colder regions. Here are some go-to tips so that you can smoothly live through the winter season and your abode is all winter-ready:

1. Use Ice Melt:

To prevent slippery driveways, walkways, etc., you should treat them beforehand with ice melt. You can choose Safe Paw Ice melt, it is safe for concrete and pets. 

Such natural ice melt can be used on walkways, driveways, and paths from its easy and convenient 8lb shaker bottle, making it perfect for children and pets. Because it is non-toxic, no gloves, goggles, or masks are required. It will not affect garden plants, bushes, decks, outdoor furniture, or patios. 

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2.  Get The Damages On The Roof Fixed:

The damaged or missing shingle on the roof needs to be repaired and maintained as in the winter season; snowstorms may cause leakages. Breaks in the seals surrounding the vent and chimneys also need to be checked for any repairs.

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3.  The Water System Needs To Be Checked:

Home-improvement experts advise that home dwellers of the colder region need to extend the downspouts further such that water runs a minimum of 3 to 4 feet away from the foundation.

To prevent any pipe burst due to the expansion of ice within the pipes due to improper drainage, house dwellers need to turn off the shut-off valve.

4.  Look Over And Check The Fireplace And Chimney:

Though overlooked in the warmer season, chimneys and fireplaces can be a source of cold air leaks and other conditions in winter. Thus, you are required to get these places examined and inspect well before the winter climate sets in. 

Here are the areas that need a regular check. We must ensure that there is no obstruction in the chimney, the damper needs a check, and there needs to be a check done as to whether or not the chimney is drawing up the fire together with the smoke or not. 

5.  Insulate Windows:

To turn your living space into a cozy place during extreme winters, you need to check for and insulate windows that have any air leaks. The process also helps in reducing your overall energy cost by up to 20 percent on an annual basis. And to achieve that you can add V-Seal weather stripping or rope caulk which is molded for filling any of the gaps, etc. 

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6. Keep And Maintain Winter Essentials Inventory Well Ahead Of Time:

Before the winter storm hits, you need to have an adequate stock of cold-weather essentials that includes ice melt or salt. 

Closing Thoughts:

To peacefully enjoy the winter season, enough preparation is needed, and the same cannot be deferred beyond a timeline. And the above tricks and tips, if taken care of well ahead of time, will surely help your abode to be winter-ready.

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