Good Question: How Do You Get Ready for Winter?

It's that time of year again: Although it's still relatively warm here in California, we know that other parts of the country are starting to cool off significantly. That means that it's time to get your home (and life) ready for winter. Do it well and you'll seriously help your pocketbook and the environment.

Rachel installed a storm door over the weekend ... What are you doing?

Winterizing your home can be as simple as pulling blankets out of storage and buying a draft guard or as huge as installing new insulation.

Treehugger has a nice post up today on the subject -- 12 Ways to Green Your Home for Winter. From the post: "In an old, pre-1945 house, the air leaks can add up to the equivalent of a hole in your wall 21 inches in diameter!"

So what are you doing or planning to do to get ready for winter?

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