Keeping your car running:
- Check fluid levels, tire pressure, and battery.
- Make sure your windshield wipers are in working condition.
- Have emergency supplies in your car, including a change of warm clothes, a first aid kit, flashlight, and jumper cables.
Protecting your home:
- Under most conditions when the temperature drops to 20 degrees or below, leave a small steady stream of water running overnight to help prevent lines from freezing. The amount of water used will only cost a few pennies.
- Make sure water pipes coming into the home are not exposed to cold air.
- Even if your basement is finished, check your pipes coming in to make sure there is insulation around them.
Info from: Kearns Improvement District
- Make sure your home is warm enough. Set your thermostat to at least 68 to 70 degrees.
- To stay warm at home, wear long underwear under your clothes, along with socks and slippers.
- When venturing outside in the cold, it is important to wear a hat, scarf, and gloves or mittens to prevent loss of body heat through your head, hands and feet.