As the harsh winter weather is approching, homeowners should prepare for the weather by protecting their homes.

Precautions that homeowners should be aware of:

-Trimming of trees and removing any dead branches
-Check insulation
-Maintain pipes
-Keep your home warm
-Check heating system
-Maintain steps and handrails
-Get to know your plumbing
-Hire a licensed contractor
-Plan for being away

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