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Winterize Now to Avoid Costly Repairs Later!

Helpful hints to protect your Home as the thermostat drops...

…Start Saving!

  • Inspect your roof and replace any damaged or missing roof shingles.
  • Make sure gutters and downspouts are free of leaves and debris.
  • Consider a fresh coat of paint or sealer on your deck.
  • On a windy day, close your windows and feel for air leaks.
  • Seal any leaks with rope caulk.
  • Install weather stripping on the sides or bottoms of any leaky doors.
  • Insulate exposed plumbing
  • Remove leaves or debris from your air conditioner’s condensing unit, and cover for winter.
  • If you haven’t had your fireplace chimney cleaned in a few years, hire a professional chimney sweep.

If you need a recommendation for local professionals who can
perform this or any other work around your home, I can help!

And as always, if you or anyone you know is looking to buy a Home in Queens orsell a home in Queens, you can count on me for the utmost professionalism, expertise and results!

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Joanna Prisco (Editor) October 04, 2012 at 08:17 PM
Adding "rope caulk" to my weekend shopping list stat!

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