Tips from Toby-Holiday Prep
It's that time of year with ice, travel, holiday decorations and hurrying from place to place. This is a great time (while we're stuck with a little cold weather) to catch up on those easy tips that can save you a lot of hassles during the holiday season. From loading up your car with safety items to adding timers to those holiday lights, we've got a great list of tips to keep your season running smooth.
Furnace & Fireplace Startup
It's time to fire up the warmth - but let's try to do it without firing up problems! As we fire up our furnaces, fireplaces and even space heaters as the early cold hits, it's easy to forget we are dealing with gas, flames and harmful gasses that can burn down a home or worse.
From finding a certified chimney sweep to checking up on that furnace - we give you some quick tips to fire it all up as safely as possible!
Winter Tree Fertilization
Want to have your trees grow at double their annual rate? Now is the time to fertilize and it couldn't be easier. You'll only be outside in the cold four about 30 minutes and you'll add strenght, growth and beauty to your trees!
Snow & Ice Damage
It's been one of the biggest snowstorms in many years and while many of us have cleaned off our driveways and walks the true damage to our homes is just beginning. As the snow melts it can cause ice dams that tear gutters right off the house or flood water back into your home. Shrubs and trees are under stress from the weight of the snow and that ice melter might be cracking your drive and walkways. In this weeks tip we show you the easy things you can do to keep serious damage at bay as the foot of snow and drifts begin to melt.