If you live in an area where winter features cold temperatures, snow and ice, start getting your house ready now.
Clean the gutters to prevent damage caused by flooding and ice dams.
Cover your outdoor AC unit or put window units in storage.
Have your heating system inspected and check your house for drafts so you don’t waste energy.
If you use a fireplace, have it and the chimney cleaned and inspected.
Drain outdoor faucets and sprinklers to prevent burst pipes.
Seal any driveway cracks to prevent potholes.
Make a list of chores, divide them with other family members, and start tackling them now.