Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe This Winter

With the last minutes of summer coming to an end, and the school year starting back up, it’s a very busy time. Lunches need to be packed, soccer practice, and carpooling are all now everyday additions to your work day! With that being said, during all the chaos, make sure you don’t let taking care of your home fall short of the wayside. With a few helpful tips, you’ll be able to easily follow these compiled techniques to keep your house safe and comfortable as the cold months approach!

1. Chimneys and Fireplaces

Chimneys and fireplaces are typically a forgotten amenity of the house until the first snowfall hits. Chestnuts roasting, hot cocoa and marshmallows are all family favorites. With the fall and winter months approaching, make sure to keep your fireplace clean and safe. By calling a chimney sweep, or self-inspecting, be on the lookout for “creosote” or even small animals that could be blocking your chimney and causing a hazard that could lead to a fire! With affordable chimney sweeps, safety is only a phone call away.