Making Sure Your Home Is Ready for Winter Weather

If you’ve spent any time at all in Puyallup, you know that the winters can be long and cold. To avoid discomfort during the upcoming cold months, it’s important to know how to prepare your home before the cold weather arrives. Fortunately, there are plenty of action steps that recommends to make sure that your home is warm and comfortable all winter long. Clean Your Gutters When precipitation falls during the winter, you want to be sure that your gutters are ready to divert that precipitation away from your home. That’s why cleaning your gutters is such an important part of winter preparation. If you don’t properly clean your gutters, you could end up with ice dams that cause serious damage to the structure of your home. Even if your gutters aren’t full of leaves, your downspouts may still be blocked by small pieces of debris. Take a few minutes, then, to make sure that everything will flow smoothly during winter rains and snow. Prepare Your HVAC System You’ll want your HVAC system to perform perfectly all winter long to prevent your house from becoming an icebox. That means taking time to give your system a once-over to make sure...

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