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So, now your house is "tuned up" for winter. Your gutters are clean, your heating system is purring nicely, and your mower is tucked away. What now? LIVE IT UP! Go skiing,…
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Testing your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors is so easy to forget. After all, they are practically out of sight, and if all is going well, we don't even know they are there.…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-thirteen-test-your-smoke-and-carbon-monoxide-detectors/


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Chim chimney, chim chimney, chim chim cher-ee... Doesn't Dick Van Dyke come to mind for you when you think of chimney sweeps? He certainly does for me! And while he made light…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-twelve-where-bert-chimney-sweep-when-you-need-him/


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If water shoud come into your basement, you want to make sure that the ole' sump pump is in good working condition. Slowly pour several gallons of water into the sump pit to see…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-eleven-time-test-sump-pump/


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By now, we have all seen the devastating images coming out of Buffalo. While we hope that we do not get a storm of that magnitude any time soon (or EVER), it is in fact inevitable…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-ten-create-diversion/


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If your home had lots of icicles last winter - or worse, ice dams, which can cause meltwater to back up and flow into your house - take steps to prevent potential damage this…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-nine-dam-it-or-un-dam-it-case-may-be/


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Ok, calm down. Of course I am talking about my caulk gun! Geez.... Anywho, if the gaps between siding and window or door frames are bigger than the width of a nickel, you need…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-eight-honey-get-my-gun/


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As the mower sits through the winter, fuel remaining in its engine will decompose, "varnishing" the carburetor and causing difficulty when you try to start the engine in the…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-seven-winterize-your-outdoor-equipment/


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Getting up on your roof may appear to be a daunting task. If you are anything like me, you don't get anywhere near anything that resembles a ladder. Then how, Christine, do you…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-six-hit-roof-ok-not-literally/


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Hard as it may be to admit, fall is coming to a bitter end. Winterizing or “blowing out” your irrigation system should be on your list of things to do before the first hard…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-five-winterization-your-irrigation/


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I know it's hard to face, but summer is over. The need to water outdoor plants and grass has come to an end, and unless you are certifiably CRAZY, you won't be washing your car…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-four-turn-outdoor-faucets/


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Now that the leaves are almost all down, it is the perfect time to call John Welch Enterprise to have your gutters cleaned! Aesthetically, you want the exterior of your home to…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/part-three-clean-your-gutters/


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We all learned at an early age when the firemen would come into our schools for fire drills one basic basic principle: hot air rises. So wait, does that mean that when we turn…
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The cold weather is coming. We have already gotten a taste of it, and if you are anything like me, you are sooooo not ready! The first night that it got truly COLD a week or so…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/check-health-your-heating-system/


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Starting today, we will be doing a 2 week series here on our website, entitled, 14 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Winter. No, it's not too late to start. Yes, what you…
http://johnwelchent.com/news/2014/11/new-blog-series-14-ways-get-your-home-ready-winter/


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