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What to Know About Winterizing Your Home

The last leaves are falling off the trees, the holiday planning is getting underway and the morning air has that distinctive crisp chill.

Whether you like it or not, it’s almost winter. You’ve probably unpacked your cold-weather clothes, made travel arrangements and put the ice scraper back in your car. But have you thought about winterizing your home?

If not, don’t worry. You still have time to get your home in order before the temperatures truly start to plummet. Check out the following posts to get helpful tips for winterizing your home.

  • A winterizing checklist: This handy checklist includes simple projects you can do to ensure your home is ready for the colder months ahead.
  • Energy-efficient tips for winter: When the temperatures drop, energy bills can skyrocket. But you can reduce the severity of this swing by learning how to conserve your home’s precious heat.
  • How to clear your home of bugs and rodents: You won’t be the only one scurrying indoors when the temperature drops. Your home could also become a desirable location for unwanted pests. Learn how to prevent (or handle) with this unpleasant scenario.
  • How to prevent frozen water pipes: Learn five things you can do now to prevent major damage later on.

The colder weather is coming quickly. By taking action now, you’ll be far more likely to survive (and even enjoy) the season.

Ready to brave Old Man Winter? If not, check out our helpful tips on protecting your home, saving on energy costs and more. /blog/winterizing-your-home Erie Insurance https://www.erieinsurance.com/-/media/images/erieinsurance/erieinsurancelogo.png

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