Winter is coming folks. Are you ready? Each year we have seen some serious issues arise thanks to the number of Winter storms that are associated with this season now and it makes me wonder if we’re going to have to go through yet another Polar Vortex; I’m not looking forward to that possibility. If I were you guys, I would start making yourself a checklist right now of contractors to inspect your homes. I’ve already called a plumber and a heating contractor in Bergen County NJ. I learned my lesson from last year well enough; as soon as the Polar Vortex swept over New Jersey I saw my heating system go out completely.
Because of that I actually had to leave my house until I could have a contractor come out to repair it. Of course, I wasn’t the only one in the city who had their heating unit kick the bucket so I was on a pretty long waiting list. I could have totally avoided that entire hassle had I only instead been more forward thinking in the way that I approach the general upkeep of my home rather than just sitting idly by waiting for things to fall apart around me.
That’s no way to treat a home. It’s so easy to forget that a home has guts to it. Pipes. Wires. Mechanical devices that help control all those systems within your home that give you that pleasant living you’re experiencing right now. If one of these things is damaged or goes out, you’re looking at a potential domino effect that could radiate out from the source problem to effect other parts of your home. Start finding a list of contractors, getting some prices from them and build up a savings before we start seeing snow as soon as you can.