While we've been enjoying some unseasonably warm weather over the past few days, as New Englanders we know that the weather is bound to change any minute - for the colder. Here are a few tips to help make sure your home is ready for the winter even if you aren't:

  • Insulation: Basements and attics are two common problem areas for winter heat loss.
  • Weatherstripping: A little effort can go a long way toward preventing heat loss around doors and windows, and this is an easy do-it-yourself fix.
  • Get extra credit: There's still time to qualify for home improvement tax credits from the federal economic stimulus package.
  • Read on for more great tips from the online edition of the Portland Press Herald and contact Built By Adams today to discuss how your home can benefit from an energy audit.