DIY Winterizing Tips
9 ways to protect your place from the frosty elements
October 7, 2011
|We’ve all heard the winterizing drill, sometimes passed on for
generations: drain your water lines, splash some RV-grade antifreeze in
the sewer traps and put on your storm windows. In years past, that
standard drill was really all that most cabin owners had to worry about
when Old Man Winter frosted up the windows each fall. |
Many of today’s cabins, however, are more complex – in many cases
replete with all the luxuries found in a primary four-season house. That
means maintenance tasks for these modern cabins also are more complex.
So, when the cold winds start to blow, remember that preparing your
cabin for winter, whether it’s a three-season or year-round place,
requires more than just a once-over. Browse through the following list
to make sure you haven’t missed any obvious (or not-so-obvious)
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