We have mild winters, no real extras are needed usually.
yes we do the windows in plastic and we replace filters all year round door draft stoppers and check for any leaks
No I don't do any of those things.
We fill our basement with firewood for the furnace.
I am buying a new storm door this year to help keep snow & winds from coming in around the back door.
I will check insulation around windows and doors and spray the Great Stuff foam insulation where needed.
We shut crawl space vents.
I'll check weatherstripping around the entry doors and replace where needed.
The only thing we do is make sure the door in the kitchen has one of those draft stoppers or whatever since it gets a draft under the door and I have noticed that we sometimes get a puddle of water there as well. Other than that we don't do anything - we are used to winters we live in MN :)
We recently bought new windows so we do not need to do much anymore.
We'll get firewood for the fireplace. Check for any drafts by the doors or windows.
We really don't do much other than clean the chimney. Our house stays pretty warm in the winter
Connect with CafeMom:
Switch to Mobile Site
Getting Started Guide
Frequently Asked Questions
Part of the CafeMom family
© 2014 CMI Marketing, Inc. All rights reserved.
Already Joined? LOG IN