Winter will soon be here, even if it does feel like it's getting an early start. But as temperatures warm up a little this week, it's a great time to tackle that fall chore list to prepare your home for winter so you don't have any bad surprises come spring.
- Store Your Yard Equipment. Clean your mower and add fuel stabilizer if you don't run your lawn mower dry at the end of the season. Remove the battery if it's battery powered. Store your mower in a dry spot until you need it next spring.
- Winterize Your Sprinkler System. Turn off the water to the sprinkler system, shut off the automatic controller, and open the drain lines to remove all the water from the sprinkler system. Frozen irrigation lines can cause broken pipes and a lot of