How to Prepare Your Family Apartment for Winter Weather

Winter weather is going to change how you handle life in your family apartment.

We always expect winter to be somewhat unpredictable, and these days, who knows what the next few months will bring us. One thing is for certain though: winter weather is going to change how you handle life in your apartment. That unpredictable weather makes planning ahead so much more important. Armed with the right knowledge, you can set yourself up for success with these simple tips for winter weather living in your family apartment.

Quick Maintenance 

Doing those little maintenance tasks around your family apartment can be a big timesaver, as you don’t know when a blizzard may roll through town and keep you from going to the hardware store. Check your windows, walls, floors, and ceilings for any holes or cracks that may be letting cold air in. You also want to make sure your heating system is in working order in case you need a maintenance team to come out and get everything back up and running before the temperature drops.

Air Circulation during Winter Weather

As we all know from our grade school science classes, heat rises. What this means is that you need to think about how you’re using ceiling fans if your family apartment is equipped with them. Many of these fans have reverse switches installed, which allow your fan to run in a clockwise direction, pushing heated air back down into your living space.

Stocking Up for the Winter Weather

You always want to be prepared for the worst case scenarios. That means having enough essentials to get you through whatever winter may throw at you. Stock up on some winter basics like rock salt, a scraper for your car, and a snow shovel. Getting high-quality winter gear like gloves and a good, heavy jacket is smart this time of year as well. Lastly, keep your freezer and pantry stocked just in case.

Keeping Warm and Healthy

Ward off cabin fever by investing in some indoor plants. They can help you feel a bit brighter and do some good in replacing the feeling of going outside during nicer weather. Invest in whatever you need to stay cozy, happy, and healthy. This may mean a stack of your favorite blankets, candles you enjoy in case you ever lose power, and a few good books to help you get through the season. If you’re going to end up stuck in your family apartment, make sure it’s the kind of environment you won’t mind being stuck in. 

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Nestled in the wooded hills of Pikesville, yet just moments away from Baltimore, Reisterstown, Randallstown, Millford Mill, Gwynn Oak, Old Court, Owings Mills, Garrison, Lochearn, and Windsor Mill, Prescott Square Apartments offers spacious apartment living spaces for everyone! We offer two-bedroom homes with wall-to-wall carpeting/hardwood flooring, central A/C, access to oversized patios/balconies, and maintenance whenever you need it. To set up an appointment to take a look at our apartments, call us at 443-213-8584 or visit our website!