Winterize Your Bergen County NJ Home - Cool Weather Checklist

Winterize Your Bergen County NJ Home - Cool Weather Checklist

The weather is beginning to feel like Fall in the Pascack Valley area of Bergen County New Jersey.  Before long old man Winter will be upon us so now is the time to get ready to Winterize Your Bergen County Home

After the winter that we experienced last year, this list is just meant to be a helpful guide for homeowners to follow in preparedness for the upcoming season.

The following is our HammersTeam's Cool Weather Check List.


Winterize Your Bergen County NJ Home - Cool Weather Checklist

  1. Seal & Insulate Windows & Doors with caulk or plastic
  2. Block Drafts with A/C covers and Door Drafter Stoppers
  3. Check your Furnace & Thermostats to make sure they are operating properly
  4. Replace Screens with Storm Windows
  5. Turn outside water faucets off
  6. Drain outdoor hoses and store in shed or basement
  7. Have chimneys cleaned
  8. Keep firewood for fireplaces stored away from the house
  9. Rake & blow leaves away from the home per town ordinances
  10. Clean gutters
  11. Repair any leaders and downspouts to assure proper drainage
  12. Trim all bushes in landscaping and clean up garden beds & store all gardening tools as well as pots & planters
  13. Check snow blowers and shovels
  14. Replenish rock salt supplies
  15. Have outdoor water sprinklers winterized by a professional
  16. Have pools winterized by a professional
  17. Remove window air conditioning units and store in a dry place
  18. Cover outdoor Central Air Conditioning Units to protect from weather
  19. Put Basement Windows Well Covers over the basement windows
  20. Cover the outdoor furniture

When the weather is mild it's easy to forget these things but once it turns cold it could be too late.  So be sure to Winterize Your Bergen County New Jersey Home by following HammersTeam's Cool Weather Check List.

If you or anyone you know is thinking of Buying or Selling a Bergen County or  Pascack Valley Home, call Lisa & Bob at (201)218-6802


Winterize Your Bergen County NJ Home - Cool Weather Checklist

If you or someone you know is planning a Move in the near future, call your Pascack Valley experts, Lisa & Bob Hammerstein at (201)315-8618 or visit us on our website at  We'll be able to help you if you're Moving to any of the Pascack Valley towns in Bergen County New Jersey.

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