Winter Safety - Simple Steps to take

Winter Safety  -   Simple Steps to take<p> </p><p>What you can do to ease the burden of Winter coldness and worries.</p><p> - Set your home thermostat for at least 65 Degrees</p><p>      Since the temperature inside the walls is substantially colder anyway, a lower</p><p>      temperature in the rest of the house will not keep the pipes from freezing.</p><p> - Check your smoke and fire detector and/or alarms</p><p>      Residential fires increase in the winter, it's important to protect your family with working</p><p>      alarm systems.  Also, install a carbon monoxide detector if you don't already have one.</p><p> - Learn how to shut the water off</p><p>      If your pipes freeze, time is of the essence.   The quicker you can shut off the water, the</p><p>      better chance you have to prevent the pipes from bursting.</p><p> - Have the heating system serviced</p><p>      Furnaces, boilers, Fireplaces, any heating source and chimneys should be serviced at     </p><p>      least once a year to prevent fires, and smoke damage.</p><p> - Snowbirds, take special care</p><p>      If you'll be away for an extended time, turn the water off and/or have the water system</p><p>      drained by a professional to keep pipes from freezing or bursting.  Ask someone to check</p><p>      your property with a regular visit, and to report concerns to you immediately.</p><p> </p><p>Are you needing to know the value of your home?</p><p>     Why not give me a call for the courtesy of a Free Market Evaluation of your home.</p><p>                          Your Real Estate Resource   Doris  Halko,   Associate Broker</p><p>                           calls or text to: 315 278-1976   email: <a href=""></a></p><p>    </p><p> </p><p>      and or smoke damage</p><p> </p>
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