Preparing your home to be winter ready should be a primary concern for any homeowner. It will save you time and money as well as ensure the safety of family and friends. Some options you should consider include sealing drafts, furnace maintenance and buying bulk deicing salt.
On average we lose 10 – 25 percent of our home’s heat through its windows. Replacing old drafty windows might not be a viable option. However, you can still temporary fix these issues with cost efficient alternatives such as caulking or weather snakes.
Scheduling a professional to examine your furnace is another way to ensure your home is winter ready. A professional will examine your furnace and the dispersion of heating throughout your house. Verifying your furnace is working correctly is paramount, especially at the beginning of winter when the sudden drop in temperature could lead to frozen pipes.
Use Bulk Salt
In addition to preparing the inside of your home to withstand the cold, you should be equally as mindful of the area outside your home. Preparing yourself with bulk salt will mitigate the dangers of icy walkways. By purchasing bulk salt, you’ll have the piece of mind of being prepared for any sudden snow or freeze for the entirety of winter. Insider tip: Consider keeping a small supply of the bulk salt in you vehicle with your emergency kit as a precaution.
When winter hits, you want to be sure you’re prepared. With more than 25 years of experience, Draglam Salt provides the highest quality deicing salt to ensure a safe environment for you and your family.