Do you hear people constantly complaining that they don’t like winter? Much of this distaste towards this time of year is due to the fact that many homeowners simply do not prepare themselves for the months ahead. Although you can’t make the snow and frigid temperatures disappear, you can do things to make them easier to deal with.
Winterize Your Home Decor
Switch out your home decor as the seasons change. Trade thin window coverings for heavy drapes that will keep the cold air outside while providing privacy as the sun sets earlier and earlier. Trade lightweight bedding for flannel sheets and thick comforters. Make sure the fireplace and heating systems have been cleaned and inspected so that they are ready to use.
Keep the Car Accesible
Nothing will increase your frustration with winter like not being able to just jump in your car and go. Thick frost and deep snow can make you late for work or school. If you have a garage, now is the time to do a thorough cleaning and make room to once again park the car inside. If this isn’t possible, invest in specially made coverings that can easily be removed in order to …