Tips to Winterize Your Property in Steamboat Springs

Tips to Winterize Your Property in Steamboat Springs

Getting your home ready for winter is important, but with the low temperatures and heavy snowfall that Steamboat Springs, CO endures, it’s even more important to winterize your investment. I put together a short video and a checklist with some tips to prepare your home for Old Man Winter.

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter in Steamboat Springs, CO

Checklist to Winterize Your Property

  • Lawn, Garden & Deck
    •  Fertilize lawn prior to snowfall
    •  Put away outdoor cushions, furniture & toys
    •  Drain & winterize outdoor faucets & irrigation systems
    •  Trim branches that hang over house & power lines
  • Windows & Doors
    •  Seal gaps & cracks with weatherstripping & caulk
    •  Put up storm windows & doors if you have them
  •  Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning
    •  Replace furnace filters & humidifier
    •  Have a professional inspect heating system
    •  Have chimney swept
    •  Reverse ceiling fans
  •  Tools & Machinery
    •  Drain & winterize lawn mower & other lawn machinery to store for season
    •  Pull out the snow shovels and snowblower & prepare for winter
  •  Gutters & Roof
    •  Clean & inspect gutters & downspouts
  • Plumbing
    • Drain exposed pipes
    •  Wrap pipes with insulation
  •  Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide Detectors
    •  Test and replace batteries as necessary

snow, artSpring snowfall on Rabbit Ears pass makes a great canvas.

Now that your home is ready for winter, you will have time to get out there and play in the snow. See you on the slopes!



Want to learn more about me?

Charlie Dresen

Real Estate Associate Broker |Prudential

Local Knowledge | Global Exposure| Defining Service 
970-846-6435 |

610 Market Place Plaza, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487



Originally from Seattle, Washington, Charlie relocated to Steamboat Springs with his wife Carol and their son, Finn, to become a Steamboat Springs realtor eager to share the joys of Colorado. Charlie is a second generation realtor and is proud to be a member of Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. After graduating from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington, Charlie worked in the high-tech industry in Seattle for several years before deciding to follow his father's lead and began his career in real estate. Working for Windermere Real Estate in Seattle, Charlie had a great, innovative career in the highly competitive Seattle market before moving to Steamboat in 2005 and delving deep into Steamboat Springs real estate. At Steamboat Sotheby's International Realty, Charlie has become one of the top agents with his innovative style and tireless perseverance.
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