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|FALL TIME PREPARATION
the faucet before the first big freeze. Forgetting to do this may lead to frozen and
cracked pipes, and nobody wants to deal with that.
your trees and bushes. Trimming these before winter can minimize any damage to
your home that may come from frozen or snow-heavy branches from scraping or
falling onto your home.
for your annual furnace check-up. Regular check-ups are key to maintaining a
reliable heating system for your home and your family.
attic fan. Now is a great time to insulate your whole-house fan to minimize the
amount of heat you lose this winter, keeping your heating costs down. And if you
have a fireplace but don’t use it on a regular basis, you might also consider
winterizing it as well.
collecting in your guttering to drain completely. If you don’t, any water left in your
gutters can freeze and thaw several times over the winter months, increasing your
chances for unnecessary gutter damage.
|REMEMBER TO WASH IT ONLY IF IT’S DIRTY. JUST BECAUSE YOU
WORE IT DOESN’T MAKE IT DIRTY.
If you work in an office or wear dressy clothes for church/special event odds are you’re not
being all sweaty and getting dirty. When you get home simply hang it up so it can air out.
AVOID CLOTHES THAT NEED DRY CLEANED.
Dry cleaning uses chemicals that are (not to be redundant) known
carcinogens. If you can’t find an eco-friendly dry cleaner be sure to
leave the plastic bag with them and hang your clothes so they can off gas
outside. It’ll help to keep some of the toxins out of your home.