To-do list: How to prepare his house upon arrival of winter?
Winter is slowly coming this year, but this is not a reason not to prepare our house. temperature falls should soon and it would be providing for us a couple of this is that small list of December. Energy Saving, comfort and safety … Small revision in detail of things to remember.
We checked the tightness
For the house stood the winter, you need to make sure it is well insolated from the cold.
If the tightness of window leaves to be desired, we checked the seals around openings and exchange if necessary. You can also install thick curtains that will dam the cold.
Everything about to change its windows
The Agency Tailor
It monitors the boiler
At this time of year, the poor is highly stressed. To avoid it loose in the middle of winter, think about the make and revise bleed your radiators. Keep in mind that for your heating system to be as efficient as possible, remove all objects in the immediate proximity and radiators: their presence hinders the dissemination of heat.
We banged the fireplace
Cleaning of the chimney is an obligation which is designed primarily to protect us from any kind of accident. Think that winter was beginning to bring in a specialist which will eliminate soot and deposits of the pipe and you will avoid setting fire to the chimney by burning them such papers covering the packages.
Experience in support, I can guarantee that the arrival of the fire truck a December 25th in the morning is an extra joy for toddlers, but not necessarily for the parents!
John Maniscalco Architecture
It cleans her windows
In winter, the sun is less present and so we need to make the most of every ray our reach.
therefore enjoys a beautiful sunny day for its tiles. even when we bundle up for the occasion, just to avoid taking cold. And once this work done rather ungrateful, we enjoy every ray of sunlight that enters the house thanks to our hard work.
Maintenance: Keep your spotless glazed surfaces
Architect Manuel Sequeira D.P.L.G
We empty the gutters
In the month of December, all the leaves have fallen. We can once and for all clean his gutters before the arrival of snow. Objective: prevent snow and frost stagnate at these strategic locations. The return gentleness be done without surprises.
It is thought to feed birds
Winter is not the best time for our friends feathers. With the cold, their food resources diminish and a little help is welcome!
Whether you have a garden or balcony, install a bird feeder in front of the window. It is a real pleasure to see the ballet of these beautiful species that are reluctant to approach the rest of the year. Poetry and magic guaranteed!
pro tips to house the birds in winter
Kaegebein Fine Homebuilding
It fills in the cracks
We take advantage of December for a tour of the house and check before the cold that everything is in order. If necessary, it clogs it repaired or replacing what should be. Remember that the water that collects in the cracks swells freezing. The damage can sometimes be important. Better to take the lead.
It overwinters pool
In winter, with the temperature differences, the land surrounding the house also undergoes some changes.
Think of fall a little pool level without completely emptying Otherwise, you may find yourself in the spring with cracks or form of redesigned tank by the pressure of land surrounding it!
A Pleno Sol
We cut the arrivals of water on the outside
It is strongly advised to go inside the External piping at least 1 meter deep, to prevent the damage due to frost. To prevent your pipes to freeze, better cut especially the arrival of water in the garden and put your frost facilities. You will avoid some annoyances in the spring. Nothing is more difficult, in fact, than having to repair the CAUSED leaks in buried pipes in the garden.
HMS Architectures, LLC
It is preparing to clear snow
Parisians should not worry too much in, I grant you, but if like me you live in a region where winter and snow are associated with better prepare you!
Think about renewing your mana salt and install the shovel remove snow not too far from the entrance. You might need one morning to clear away some graves flakes overnight before work.
AND YOU ?
How have you planned to prepare your home in winter and avoid unpleasant surprises?