Fall in Las Vegas is the time to prepare for winter. Cold conditions not only make you shiver, but can damage your home. Most winterizing in relatively temperate Las Vegas can wait, but some can’t. As most Las Vegans know, including the many residents of Soleil Association Management’s numerous Las Vegas HOA communities, winter temperatures often plummet into the 30s at night. We suggest making a list of what needs to be done and tackling the time-sensitive tasks first. Here’s a simple checklist from Soleil Association Management, Las Vegas’ premier HOA management company, to help you get a jump on winter.
Examine doors and replace weather-stripping as needed.
Examine window caulking and reseal where needed.
Examine and repair vents where needed.
Clean chimneys and flues.
Remove items near heat vents.
Place nonskid runners or door mats outside to help keep water, sand and salt out of the house.
Cut back tree branches and shrubs that hide signs or block light.
Examine outdoor handrails and tighten if needed.
Turn off electrical breakers for outdoor equipment.
Close hose bibs.
Clean out gutters and downspouts.
Clear yard drains.
Spray outdoor locks and hinges with lubricant.
Assemble, stockpile or refresh winter supplies:
Following these helpful tips from Soleil Association Management, a Las Vegas community association management company, will keep your home running efficiently throughout the winter season.