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As the crisp mornings of fall approaches, with football season in full swing, it’s time to ensure that your home is ready to embrace the colder months with open arms. At Core Values Realty Associates, we understand the importance of a warm and inviting home during winter. Here are some essential tips to prepare your abode for the upcoming cold weather:

Mind the Gaps: Before the cold winds start to howl, take a walk around your home and check for any gaps or drafts. Seal windows and doors to prevent heat from escaping and cold air from creeping in. This simple step can make a significant difference in keeping your home snug and energy-efficient.

Schedule a Heating System Check: Don’t wait until the temperature drops to ensure that your heating system is in top-notch condition, especially since it’s been so long since it’s been turned on. Regular maintenance not only keeps your home warm but can also extend the lifespan of your HVAC.

Cozy it Up: Bring out the warm blankets, fluffy pillows, and soft rugs to create a cozy atmosphere. Layering your living spaces with these comforting elements not only adds a touch of warmth but also makes your home visually inviting. Consider investing in thick curtains to keep the cold air at bay while adding a touch of elegance to your interiors.

 Check the Insulation: Proper insulation is key to maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home. Take a look around you attic while getting down those Christmas decorations for any signs of wear and tear in the insulation.

Winterize Your Garden: After an extreme summer, your veggies may have not survived. However, trim overgrown branches, clear gutters, and consider covering outdoor furniture to protect it from the elements. By tidying up your yard, you not only enhance your home’s curb appeal but also ensure that it’s ready to weather the winter months.

Emergency Preparedness: We all remember 2021 and how we wish we had prepared better for the unexpected by putting together an emergency kit. When doing so, include essentials such as flashlights, batteries, extra blankets, and non-perishable food items. Being ready for any unforeseen circumstances will give you peace of mind during the colder months.

At Core Values Realty Associates, we believe that a well-prepared home is a comfortable home. By taking these simple steps, you can ensure that your living spaces are not only warm and inviting but also ready to face the winter season head-on. Stay cozy, stay warm, and enjoy the magic of winter in your home!

If you’re considering a move this winter or have any real estate needs contact us today. We’re here to help you find the perfect home for all seasons.




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