There are many things we can and cannot control in life. The weather is one of those things. We can prepare and brace for impact, but hurricanes and winter storms alike are unforgiving. We recently had our home maintenanced and our air conditioner, heater and insulation serviced. Checking your homes heating and cooling equipment before any busy season like the summer or christmas season is recommended. We usually have an air conditioning technician come out and see if our equipment is properly functioning before the winter. One winter our heater broke and gave us a fright. We had to be sure to keep the vital things like blankets, fire starters and things like that. In extreme cases though, emergency vehicles can have trouble reaching you and you may need to make sure your heater stays running. Having a proper heater, emergency supplies and checking your insulation and home structure isn’t just safe and responsible but can be life saving to someone inside. Be sure this winter to take the proper precautions and don’t wait until it’s too late. If you have a faulty heater, or a loose wire catches fire, you can either have a dangerous situation from fire or from freezing. Don’t give yourself extra stress, save money and a hassle and get your heating and cooling equipment checked on. You’ll not only sleep soundly, but you’ll be happy knowing that you will be ready if any situation arises.Your local heating and cooling company will recommend things to you, check your equipment and be happy to help you.