Why You Need to Have Your Air Conditioner Covered During the Winter


As the summer winds down, you breathe a sigh of relief as you reach the end of another air conditioning season and can now cool your home simply by opening the windows. Since you won’t be using your air conditioner for the next several months, the question becomes what to do with the condenser that will remain outside through the fall, winter, and spring. While your condenser is built to withstand harsh weather conditions, you may still want to consider a cover. Here are a few reasons why.

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4 Ways to Combat Dry Winter Air in Your Home

During the winter months, everyone naturally wants to get cozy inside. However, what happens when the indoor air is causing dry skin and nose bleeds? During the winter months, the humidity is considerably lower. As a result, the air can get really dry inside. In order to combat the indoor dryness, consider the following four tips.

Insulate your home

Even though you might’ve locked the door and closed the windows, air can still seep in through the cracks. Knowing this, it’s a wise idea to insulate your home. Insulating your home will prevent even more dryness from permeating inside. Pay attention to any cracks or openings in your attic, windows and the doors. In the long run, you’ll also save a bit of money on your electric bill when your heat isn’t escaping outside.

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Winter Weather Wear for Biking

Just because the temps are dropping doesn’t mean you have to put your bike away.

With the summer well behind us and the fall losing its battle with winter, oftentimes we see this time as the signal to put the bikes away and tuck up for another long winter season. That doesn’t have to be the case, as rides can happen just as long as you know how to dress. Here are several tips that will keep you biking all the year-long so when the spring does finally roll around again, you will be on top form.

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How To Stay Warm And Safe For Winter Quad Biking

Quad bikes are pretty much made suited and booted for any weather conditions. Even in the most severe winters, you will find that quad bike tough it out to deliver a fun-packed, adrenaline-filled ride.

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So the question is, what are some top tips to get you prepared for wintertime quad biking so you can make the most of it and be fully prepared? If you are planning to spend some time on an ATV in the cooler months, make sure you keep reading to learn some of the most practical and effective tips out there.

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Home Cleaning Tips Before Winter Arrives

We are all aware that the harsh winter is just around the corner, with the chilly October mornings preparing us for the freezing conditions that will soon be upon us, and this is the ideal time to give the home a thorough clean. The winter is best suffered with doors and windows tightly closed, and before we get to that point, here are a few tips on cleaning the home before the cold season arrives.

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Winter Skincare Tips to Beat the Dry Climate

Cold winters are generally harsh on your skin. It’s clear that your skin will be affected by consistent cold air, wind, and extremely low humidity. The dry climate also saps moisture from your skin that may lead to redness, itchiness, and cracking, along with worse skin conditions like eczema and acne.

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Awesome Birthday Gift Ideas For a Winter Born Kid

Children born in the summer can usually benefit from the joys of playing outside with new toys in the sun, at the beach or enjoying the local park. But winter born kids receiving birthday presents might prefer something they can use right away, whatever the weather. From snowy surroundings to cold and rain, it can be hard inspiring kids to get outdoors or get enough exercise. And, if you’ve got kids, you’ll know they don’t always want to wear their winter clothes even when it’s freezing!

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House Too Stuffy for Guests? 4 Tips for Hosting an Outdoor Winter Party

With a smaller home, you no doubt tend to host parties during the warmer months, when guests typically feel more comfortable outside. However, this time around, you thought it might be interesting to try your hand at hosting an outdoor party in the colder winter months instead. Although this is going to be a new experience for you, there are a few things to consider when hosting an outdoor winter party. Continue reading “House Too Stuffy for Guests? 4 Tips for Hosting an Outdoor Winter Party”

Indoor Birthday Party Ideas for Your Winter-Born Kid

Children who are born in summer months have access to a wide range of outdoor party ideas. Depending on the age of the child, this may include a pool party, a party at a splash pad or local park, a paintball party or even a party in the backyard. In the winter, these fun party ideas are not practical. While it may seem like your winter-born child is at a distinct disadvantage when it comes to planning a birthday party, there are actually several wonderful ideas to consider.

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Winter Storms: A 5 Step Safety Checklist For Your Home

People tend to think of dangerous weather as something that happens during the spring and summer with wildfires and hurricanes. In actuality, some of the most dangerous extreme weather in many parts of the country occurs during cold winter months. If you don’t take steps to protect your home from the damage that winter weather can do, you may end up having to pay thousands of dollars in repair bills. With that in mind, below is a checklist of five safety measures to prep your home for winter storms. 

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