Install storm shutters, doors and windows; clean out gutters, repair any roof leaks, and have a contractor check the stability of your roof in the event of a large accumulation of snow.
Insulate walls and attic. Caulk and weather-strip doors and windows. Install storm windows, or cover windows with plastic from the inside.
Have safe emergency heating equipment available. For residences with functioning fireplaces, keep an ample supply of wood.
Install and check batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Make sure you have sufficient heating fuel; you may have difficulty obtaining fuel in the immediate aftermath of a bad storm.
Service snow removal equipment, and have rock salt on hand to melt ice on walkways. Kitty litter can be used to generate temporary traction.
If you need to winterize your home or require an emergency repair, contact us at 718-469-4679.
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