Get your home ready for winter

As the seasons change, this is the time to start thinking about preparing for the winter weather.

Make sure that your skirting is intact, and pipes are well insulated. Also having your furnace serviced and chimney/stove pipe inspected and cleaned will help prevent a fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.

Travel may be difficult at times so prepare your vehicle for the season. Carry an extra blanket and some road flares. In addition to signaling for help, flares may be an ignition source for starting a campfire for heating. Any extra items that are stowed should be kept in a safe and secure locatio...


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