Getting By

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

With snow being seen around the state lately, it is a reminder that we need to make some preparations for the winter season that is upon us. Here are some ideas to get you started.

1. Check seals around doors and windows: It is surprising how small cracks and spaces can let heat out during the winter but also lets pests into your home as the weather cools. On the outside, look for cracks around window and door frames and apply caulk. Check your electrical outlets and switch plates for air leakage and install insulation or outlet gaskets.

2. Inspect furnace an...