It’s time to Winterize

It’s time to Winterize

September 25, 2012

Colorado Insurance

It’s football season, time to shop for new ski’s, time to consider how to protect your home from the winter conditions that are fast approaching, If you wait till the Bronco’s play in the super bowl  (our hope) you will be too late. With temperatures falling and meteorologists predicting a colder than normal winter, the easiest and most cost efficient way to keep your home’s heat inside, while keeping your heating bill respectable, is to add fresh insulation to your attic, ceilings, basement, and walls.  Mark Wolf (of the National Energy Assistance Directors’ Association) states that these do-it-yourself home upgrades could cause instant energy savings between 10 and 20%.

Winter storm damage can cause thousands of dollars in damage. Let Colorado Insurance provide you with an insurance check-up to make sure you have the best possible coverage.

The following is a checklist for what homeowners ought to be doing when prepping for the cold season. Stick to it, and you’re sure to have a warmer and more relaxed winter experience (scraping and digging out your car notwithstanding).

ü  Reverse ceiling fan rotation

ü  Inspect your furnace

ü  Insulate water pipes

ü  Store summer tools and prep winter ones

ü  Stock up on emergency supplies

ü  Make sure your recreation vehicles get the same care as your home

ü  Seal cracks in windows, doors, and ducts

Colorado Insurance will make sure you are protected against winter claims. We offer competitive premiums and broad coverage for your home. Contact us today for a quote.

 

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