10 Steps to Equip Your Home for Fall and Winter

Wheaton Door and Window

fall-homePreparing your home for fall and winter is important to start thinking about now. Staying one step ahead will keep emergencies and the high costs that come from emergency repairs away. Here’s just a few things that should be on your list.

1. Have your heating and air conditioning system inspected.  A technician will inspect your furnace or heat pump to be sure the system is clean and in good repair, and that it can achieve its manufacturer-rated efficiency. The inspection also measures carbon-monoxide leakage.If you act soon, you’ll minimize the chance of being 200th in line for repairs on the coldest day of the year.

2. Reverse your ceiling fans. Run the fan’s blades in a clockwise direction after you turn on your heat. Energy Star says the fan will produce an updraft and push down into the room heated air from the ceiling (remember, hot air rises).This…

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