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Preparing Your Family And Home For Snowstorms And Extreme Cold

  • Make sure your home is well insulated and that you have weather stripping around your doors and window sills to keep the warm air inside.
  • Make sure you have a working carbon monoxide detector.
  • Keep fire extinguishers on hand, and make sure everyone in your house knows how to use them.
  • Locate and know how to shut off the water supply.
  • Check the structural ability of the roof to sustain unusually heavy weight from the accumulation of snow or water. Check drains are clear of debris.
  • Have the following heat sources in case the power goes out: Extra blankets, sleeping bags and warm winter coats
  • Prepare your vehicle:┬áKeep your gas tank at least half full.
  • Stock up on rock salt, sand or more environmentally safe products to melt ice on driveways and walkways.
  • DON’T FORGET your 4 legged family members! Plan to bring pets inside.

Stay safe and warm, from the WINMAR Family!

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