Prepping for Winter on NBC News


NBC News online featured an article explaining key household items to check in the months before winter hits. The outdoor prep includes cleaning out gutters, checking flashing on the roof, and fertilizing the lawn appropriately. Inside, it’s important to replace smoke detector batteries, and winterize the windows. Lyle Kvarnlov, project services manager at Marvin Windows and Doors, explains how to clean windows, check them for drafts, and prevent sitting water.

“The presence of old or inefficient windows could have the same effect on your heating bill as leaving a window open all winter long,” Kvarnlov said.

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