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Winterize your home

Install weather stripping, insulation, and storm windows. Clean out gutters and repair roof leaks.

Check your heating systems – Have your heating system serviced professionally to make sure it is clean, working properly and ventilated to the outside. Inspect and clean fireplaces and chimneys. Install a smoke detector and test batteries.

Getting your car ready for cold weather

Service the radiator and maintain antifreeze level, check tire tread.

Keep your gas tank full to avoid ice in the tank and fuel lines.

Use a wintertime formula in your windshield washer.

Keep emergency kits in your car in case you become stranded – Blankets, Food, Water, Battery, First Aid Kits

Be prepared for weather-related emergencies, including power outages

Stock food that needs no cooking or refrigeration and water stored in clean containers

Make sure your cell phone is fully charged

In your home keep extra batteries, first aid kits, extra medicine, baby items and cat litter or sand for icy walkways