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Early to mid November is a great time to do some safety and maintenance winterizing work around the inside and outside your Roselake Estates home.

The proactive work you do now can make a big difference to the wellbeing of your home come winter – and make a positive difference in your heating bills. Most manufactured home winterizing fixes are fairly uncomplicated to perform and inexpensive to complete.

Here’s what should be done before old man winter hits:

  • Clean leaves from gutters and downspouts before they clog and freeze in place
  • While you have the ladder out, inspect your roof for missing shingles or corroded flashing
  • Clean or replace dirty furnace filters and vacuum floor and wall vents. Be sure vents are open and debris-free.
  • Seal gaps and cracks around windows and doors with weather-stripping inside and if needed, caulk outside
  • Test smoke and CO2 monitors, inspect (or install) fire extinguishers
  • Look around the outside and inside of your home for fire hazards such as stacks of old newspapers near the furnace
  • Check your front and back porch for damaged steps and shaky railings. Often you can buy small quantities of concrete patch especially made for small cracks and pitted areas.

One thing Roselake Estates recommends a professional do is a furnace check. It’s a good idea for your comfort, lower heating bills, and your family’s safety.

Our cozy Roselake Estate neighborhood is neat, tidy and well kept by our homeowners. It’s also among the safest and affordable manufactured home neighborhoods in the northeast Indy area. Our proud and helpful neighbors help us keep it that way. Thank you!

 

 


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