Fall Into Winter With SERVPRO of Omaha Southwest
Fall will soon turn into winter here in the Omaha area, which means expectant winter weather conditions including snow accumulation, freezing rain, and sleet. Follow this checklist to prepare your home for the winter season:
Winter Weather Checklist for Your Home:
Put weather strips on doors & windows to prevent heat from escaping.
Chimney & flue inspection.
Purchase a fire extinguisher.
Check roof for any possible leaks - repair them if necessary.
Purchase salt & sand for the entryway of your home.
Purchase bottled water, batteries, a first-aid kit, and canned food in case of an emergency.
Keep your home temperature above freezing (even if you are not home) - to prevent frozen pipes.
Make sure to keep space heaters at least 3 feet away from any flammable items & always turn them off before leaving the house or going to sleep.
Help others - check to see that your elderly neighbors are prepared for winter weather as well!
Power Outage Safety Checklist:
Have a flashlight in your home.
Leave water taps slightly open to drip continuously.
Conserve heat by keeping doors and windows closed unless absolutely necessary to open them.
Dress warm & stay dry.
As temperatures drop SERVPRO of Omaha Southwest wants to remind everyone to be prepared for any size disaster. Pipes can burst when temperatures drop. To prevent your home from further damage call for 24/7 Emergency Service call SERVPRO of Omaha Southwest today at 402-408-0134! We are here to help!