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Before winter sets in, it is important to prepare for the dangers of low temperatures, snow and ice. Safe Electricity has the following reminders to help you prepare for winter weather.
Be aware of the various weather advisories that are issued during winter, such as frost and freeze warnings, ice storm and heavy snow warnings, as well as winter storm watches and warnings. Know what they mean to ensure your family is prepared for the weather that follows.
Prepare an emergency kit that can last up to three days.
Make sure your heating system is working before cold arrives. Call a professional for an inspection.
Update insulation and apply caulk and weather stripping around doors and windows. You will save money by keeping warm air in your house.
Safety for your family should be your top priority, and weather preparedness is a good start on that effort.