With the warmer months in our rear view, it's time to close up the cottage until next year. If you haven't done so already, here are 5 things to remember when closing your cottage for the season.
Shut Off The Water
Turn off your water supply and drain your pipes to prevent them from freezing and possibly bursting over winter. You can also pour non-toxic antifreeze down drains and toilets to be extra safe.
Instead of turning off your electricity completely, unplug major appliances such as the fridge, freezer, microwave, and washing machine. This way, the sump pump, security alarms and lights can still receive power when needed.
Cover Up Openings
Check for any spots that animals may possibly be able to…