5 Ways to Survive the First Snowstorm of the Season

We’re only getting rain today in LA but many of you throughout the country have just had your first significant snowstorms and are guaranteed a white Christmas.
Here are 5 tips to get you through the first storm and how to deal with freezing temperatures for the next few months.
Icy walkways are dangerous but not necessary. Bob Vila helps us out with some tips to de-ice your walkway but if you just want to remove the snow and ice without using chemicals or salt you do have alternatives to clearing your path.
Rooftop ice is a danger in many ways, here is how to get rid of it and look out for ice dams which are the worst.
If it’s time to fly South for the winter you need to prepare your house for the winter months it will be alone.

photo: Sage very busy

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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