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Essential tips for winterizing your home

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The countdown is on. Thanksgiving is just two days away, and before your hit the road for grandmother’s house, you will want to do a couple of things around your house to prepare for winter

If you are going out of town for the holidays, make sure to let those faucets drip a little bit to prevent freezing. 

Next, open the cabinets slightly to warm up those pipes and insulate your windows. Just like how you bundle up, you have to keep your house warm too. 

Take a look around the outside of your house and fill those cracks and gaps with spray insulation. 

Also, replace the filter in your furnace, as it will help it run more efficiently.

Keep an eye on when those temperatures are expected to drop later this week with News 8

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