Let's face it—winter is part of life in Minnesota. Whether you enjoy or dread the snow and winter activities, there are plenty of ways to make the colder, darker months a bit warmer and cheerier. In this episode of DIY Friday at the WCCO studio, New Brighton ReStore Manager Jan Hagerman shares her best thrifty ideas to prepare for winter.
DIY Winter Solutions
Jan's ideas range from practical and cost-effective to fun and festive:
Make your own heat packs and add scents like essential oils or cloves and cinnamon
Put plastic over windows to keep warm air in and cold air out
Change your furnace filter
Insulate your pipes
Use insulated thermal curtains, or get new colorful curtains to spruce up your space