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    • Great Tips for Preparing for Winter

    • The winter months is upon us once again and we need to make sure we gear up for the winter. Gearing up for winter includes doing many things. Stocking up on vitamins is a good idea because the cold winter months often bring on colds and flu. Taking the right vitamin supplements can help you stay healthy. Go out and buy a humidifier for your home. During the winter months homes can become very dry and having a humidifier can greatly help to keep your home filled with moisture.

      Make sure to buy plenty of moisturizing lotions and lip balms. Skin can become very dry during the cold winter months and lips can become chapped. You can avoid these things by putting plenty of lotion and lip balm on. Warm bedding can help you stay warm during the winter season. You may also want to get your furnace checked out. The last thing you want is for your heat to go out during the winter months.

      Another good thing for you to do is to replace all the filters in your home. Having clean filters can greatly reduce the cost of heating your home during winter. You will also want to clean out your fireplace and order up firewood. Another food idea is to clean out your chimney ever year before winter arrives.

      Seal up all windows and any cracks that are in your home to help keep the cold air out. Many people put plastic on their windows and doors for added protection from the cold weather.