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Three simple defrosting techniques for frozen water pipes.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 42
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1998 (v.21#6) pg. 8

Correcting winter problems like power failure, iced-up gutters and frozen locks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #84 Feb 1965 (v.15#1) pg. 50

How to inspect and prepare your house for winter weather.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 48

How to prepare your house for winter. Tips on checking caulking, storm windows, fireplace dampers, heating systems, humidifiers and insulation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #167 Oct 1975 (v.25#8) pg. 52

How to make a house secure against winter. Tips on places that may need fixtures tightened, caulking, weatherstripping, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #169 Jan 1976 (v.26#1) pg. 46

Tip on using automotive window-washing fluid (instead of antifreeze) to protect a toilet from freezing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 4

Tips on preventing frozen pipes in a vacation cabin which is not normally heated during the week.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #92 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 16

Keeping a cottage toilet from freezing in the winter by using an environmentally safe alternative to antifreeze.
HARROWSMITH #81 Sep-Oct 1988 (v.13#3) pg. 116

Winter prep. Tips on getting your home ready for winter. (1) Stop air infiltration. (2) Check insulation. (3) Air quality. (4) Fireplace inspection. (5) Heating system inspection.
HOME MECHANIX #737 Sep 1989 (v.85) pg. 66

Advice on how to protect plants from snow and ice damage.
HORTICULTURE Jan 1998 (v.95#1) pg. 12

Checklist aids in closing up a summer cabin for the winter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #497 Oct 1969 (v.65) pg. 87

Seven ways to prepare your house for winter.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #509 Oct 1970 (v.66) pg. 95

Buttoning up for winter. Tips on preparing a country homestead. Looks at plumbing, heating, garden, livestock, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #119 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 92

Pre-winter checklist to protect the aging house against winter wind, rain, snow and ice.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1973 (v.1#1) pg. 2

Freeze Fighter. A circuit that automatically warms outdoor faucets once the temperature drops to the freezing point. For use in areas where freezing is a rare occurance. Heat is provided by clamping resistors to the faucet and applying 13-volts using this circuit.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 41

How to close up a vacation home. A checklist of closing chores.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1973 (v.140#3) pg. 94

Closing down a summer home. The emphais is on protecting plumbing and appliances which could be damaged by freezing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1990 (v.167#10) pg. 57

Tune up your house for winter. Tips on adding insulation, caulking, glazing, weatherstripping, roof repairs, cleaning furnace, etc.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 4

Tips on winterizing mobile home plumbing. How to repair and winterize water supply pipes.
WORKBENCH Apr-May 1996 (v.52#2) pg. 48