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The process of winterization or winterizing your house can be a tough one. First, when should you winterize? You don't want to do it too early and suffer through a hot and stuffy Indian summer, but you also don't want to do it too late and risk high utility bills and the pain of putting up storm windows, weather stripping and other winterization products on a cold and blustery day.
The best bet, follow your instincts. If it seems like September is going to be relatively mild, aim for October. October still has a few hold out days of warmth but they are few and far between. Choose a sunny and mild day when you can take your time and complete the winterization process the right way. Take the opportunity to switch out your winter/summer wardrobes as well. If you have time, top off the weekend with a trip to a local orchard and jump into fall with both feet!