Once again, the nation is creeping ever closer to the frigid realms of the winter months. In some areas, the first snow of the season has already made its appearance even before the leaves had a chance to finish falling off the trees. Though early outlooks indicate much of the country may see warmer-than-average temperatures for the coming months, warm remains a relative term.
Tips for Beating the Cold to Come
With the exception of those few areas already immersed in uncomfortably cold temperatures, there’s still plenty of time to make preparations for what’s yet to come. First of all, go ahead and drag the blankets and thick coats out of storage. From there, start taking a look around your home for possible problems.
- Winterize Outdoor Faucets: Some homes are equipped with valves to shut off their outdoor water supplies. If this is so in your case, be sure to