Prep Your Home for Winter Weather

Winter Home Prep TipsGet your Carlisle, Pennsylvania home ready for the cooler weather!

Now that fall is officially in full swing in Pennsylvania, it’s time to prepare your home for upcoming winter months. Otherwise the cooler temperatures bring risks to our home’s exterior and monthly heating bills. This year, prep your home for winter to avoid high bills for damage repairs and ensure the safety of your home and family!

Utilize these tips to keep your home in tip-top condition through winter!

  • Tune up your heating system
  • Inspect the roof for damage or missing shingles
  • Caulk around windows and doors
  • Remove leaves and debris from rain gutters
  • Ensure that all downspouts and drains are clear
  • Drain exterior faucets
  • Turn your ceiling fans counterclockwise to drive hot air downwards
  • Prune trees and shrubs outside of the home
  • Add insulation to your loft
  • Call a chimney sweep to inspect the chimney
  • Restock winter essentials in the home
  • Restock winter essentials in the car
  • Replenish emergency kit items
  • Review your home insurance!

For the quality home insurance coverage that your home needs and deserves, contact Miller Insurance Associates. Be sure to secure your home’s year-round protection with our Carlisle, Pennsylvania team!