Let’s face it. Winter home maintenance can be downright difficult, especially if you are a new homeowner or new to do-it-yourself home improvement and maintenance. That’s why the team at Grant Mechanical, Inc. has put together a list of the top winter home maintenance how-to videos. After watching these videos, you’ll be better equipped to prevent damage and keep your home safe all winter long.
How-To Winter Home Maintenance Videos
Are you a visual learner? These individuals learn better by watching others complete tasks. Some people have a hard time completing winter home maintenance tasks unless they’ve seen someone else explain or demonstrate. If this sounds like you, then you may benefit from watching some of these winter home maintenance videos:
Preparing Your Home for the Cold Weather: Tim Sellers vs. Winter – The Furnace
This video covers all of the tasks you need to consider while prepping your home for the colder months. Here are just a few things you’ll learn from this video:
- How to prep your furnace and humidifier
- How to get your pipes ready
- How to clean your eaves
- How to make your home draft-proof
This is a must-see for any homeowners who need help getting their home ready for the colder temperatures.
Winter Home Maintenance – How to Prevent Ice Damage
This video from American Home Shield shows what preventative measures you can take today to prevent ice damage to your home in the colder months. By taking the steps prevented in this video to prevent ice damage, you can save on costly repairs that can be needed after ice and snow accumulates on your roof.
Homeowner University: Seasonal Home Maintenance Tips for Winter
Routine winter maintenance is an important part of keeping your home safe and repair-free during the colder months. This video offers some important seasonal maintenance tips for homeowners to get their house ready for the fall and winter months.
Furnace Maintenance: How to Check Furnaces for Winter Maintenance and Annual Furnace Check-Up Tips
One of the most important parts of winterizing your home is getting your furnace ready for winter use. This video helps you better understand what to look for in your furnace when it’s not working and what professionals look for during annual furnace inspections as well as repair service visits. Even though winter is in full swing, you can use this video to ensure that your furnace is clean and working properly when you need it most.
Appliance Repair – Winter Tips to Keep Your Home Running Smoothly
This video from American Home Shield focuses on appliance repair during the winter months. In addition to discussing how to get your heater ready for the colder temperatures, the video also discusses how to check for issues that may cause potential water damage as well as how to check your water heater for leaks or corrosion. These tips can help you minimize the need for home repairs by helping you learn to take preventative measures and identify any issues early on.
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