As winter approaches, homeowners should follow a few key steps for home maintenance. Turning off water faucets outdoors will prevent pipes from potentially freezing. Gas meters should be clean, avoiding snow. Sewer vents on roofs should also be checked for potential ice blockage. Smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors should be checked and batteries should be replaced. Shovel and ice melt should be kept inside the house, as well as a snow rake. Homeowners should also check roofs after heavy snowfall. | Read More