It’s that time of year. Fall. Temperatures are dropping, the leaves are starting to change, and lake home owners are starting the process of taking boats out of the water and winterizing their homes. If this includes you, no doubt you want to return to your Lake Michigan home next spring, with confidence that everything will be ready to go for another summer of fun and relaxation. And if you plan to visit occasionally in the off season, winterizing means protecting your property, while also being able to use it from time to time.
Whether you’re away for a few weeks at a time or all winter long, you definitely don’t want to return to any nasty surprises from the long, cold winter.
To be sure that doesn’t happen, here’s a checklist of things to do winterize your lake home this fall.