Preparing Your Home For Winter

Winter can take a toll on your home and property. Cold temperatures and snow can crack sidewalks and rupture pipes inside and outside of your house. Preparing for the season can take the headache out of emergency repairs by preventing them before they start. Here are a few tips to winterize your place.

Dig Out From the Snow

Make sure your snowblower starts up and you have plenty of shovels on hand before the snow plow goes by. Take your gas can down to the service station and fill it up in case the weather gets bad. You will also want to make a trip to the hardware store to purchase any additive you will need for the machine to make it run smoothly. Buy ice melt to sprinkle on your driveway and sidewalks. This will break up the ice so that those walking there will be safe from falling. Read the …

Tips To Get You Started With Your New RV

You’ve finally bought an RV, and now you’re ready to hit the road. Are you really prepared, though? An RV is an involved vehicle, and there may be more considerations than you realize at first. Make sure you do your research and learn as much as you can about your specific make and model so you can be ready for almost anything you may encounter. Here are a few tips to get you started:

Be Prepared

To keep your RV functioning on your trip, stock up all the vital equipment that you will need before you leave. Download a checklist of preparations and run through it each time before you leave so your vehicle will be safe on the road. Before you make your first real trip, try a test drive to familiarize yourself with your RV’s operation and to get comfortable driving a large vehicle. Always check the weather before and …