Don’t wait any longer, now is the time to prepare your Clayton home for the winter months. From frost to a few inches of snow, it is crucial to be prepared for any conditions. Take a moment to check out these 5 cold weather tips to create a safe and cozy home this winter season.
- Clear out Gutters
Check your gutters and downspouts for leaves, twigs, and other debris. These elements can cause water to be trapped and damage your home’s soffit and facia boards. Make sure your the gutter system is working properly.
- 2. Trim Trees
To prevent tree limbs in your gutters or on your roof, trim the surrounding trees around your home. Additionally, it will stop water from branches from leaking into your house’s cracks.
- 3. Inspect Your Roof
It is important to check your roof twice a year for any damage from wind and hail. Being proactive may help you catch something being damaged.
- 4. Inspect your Fireplace
Cleaning out your fireplace, chimney, and vents will help you make a safe fire on a cold night. If you own a gas fireplace, make sure there are no clogged ports.
- 5. Insulate your Attic
Insulating your attic or crawlspace will help keep the heat in the heart of your home. Overall, this will help lower the cost of heating and cooling of your home year round.
We are Here to Help!
Here at the Jaclyn Smith Properties Team, we are here to help! These quick tips will help you prepare your Johnston County home for the remaining winter months. If you have a question about which of these tips provide the best return on your investment (ROI), simply leave a comment below or drop us a quick text to (919) 813-0123.