Weekly Roundup: It's Still Winter! Edition

This has been another wild weather week – with 70 degree days in North Carolina, and 12 inches of snow in Washington State.  It is easy to forget the fact that Winter is still very much in force for much of the country.

As we trudge through the remaining month of the Winter season, here are items from this week about continuing to keep your home safe, warm and secure.

It’s not to late to tackle a few winter maintenance items around your house.

While you’re at it, be sure to check out Consumer Report’s for Five Ways to Soften the Blow of Rising Oil Prices.

An often forgotten piece of weather blocking in your home is the garage door weatherstripping.  It’s easy to replace if you have cracks or gaps.  Keeping your garage as insulated as possible is especially important if you have living space above it.

Air leaks can result in a lot of your home’s energy loss. Learn how to keep your home’s seal air tight.

Need helpful maintenance reminders?

Derek Smith

Derek is the co-founder of HomeSpot HQ, and uses it to manage the seemingly never-ending list of projects and maintenance tasks around his suburban home.