Experts Show How To Winterize Your Home - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/1/05

Experts Show How To Winterize Your Home

Lubbock hasn't had it's first freeze just yet so there is still time to winterize your home. NewsChannel 11's Suleika Acosta talks to an expert who shows us how prepare for those freezing temperatures.

The experts at Duncan Heating & Air Conditioning say these are just some of the important things to do for Winter.

  • Check the furnace filter. It should be replaced every month.
  • Caulk around window and door glass and exterior trim.
  • Replace or install weather stripping on doors and windows.
  • Check for cracks around pipes.
  • Have your heating system checked by a professional at least once a year.
  • Drain and shut off outdoor water faucets. I
  • Insulate water pipes that are exposed to the cold.
  • Replace batteries in carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.
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