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TIME TO WINTERIZE

Could not stirr up any new information for real estate news this week.  So, it is time to move onto the obvious, winter is coming!  Leaves are turning color, falling off the trees and now need to be cleaned up. Just got to love the fall season.
 
This is also a good time to get ready for winter.  I found a couple of check list to assist in the winterization of your home. 
 
MSN Real Estate shares "10 Ways to Winterize Your Home"
 
1.  Clean those gutters

2.  Block those leaks

3.  Insulate yourself

4.  Check the furnace

5.  Get your ducts in a row

6.  Face your windows

7.  Don't forget the chimney

8.  Reverse that fan

9.  Wrap those pipes

10.  Finally, Check those alarms
 
About.com released "Winterizing Your Home", varies just a little.  I liked how About.com included links to instructions for completing each task.
 

1.  Furnace Inspection

2.  Get the Fireplace Ready

3.  Check the Exterior, Doors and Windows

4.  Inspect Roof, Gutters & Downspouts

5.  Service Weather-Specific Equipment

6.  Check Foundations

7.  Install Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

8.  Prevent Plumbing Freezes

9.  Prepare Landscaping & Outdoor Surfaces

10.  Prepare an Emergency Kit
 
 
DIY Network provides instructional videos for just about every job you need to do including winterizing your house.

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