Winter in Iowa; it's something that happens every year, yet there are still a few people who wait until the last minute (or not at all) to take the necessary precautions to ensure their cars and homes are able to handle even the most brutal Iowa winter.
Most Iowans aren't shocked that Iowa winters seem so extreme, and we handle whatever Mother Nature dishes out without too much fuss. We have lived through mild winters and severe winters, and we never really know what the upcoming winter will be like until we get there. However, chances are that we will experience at least one frigid cold snap that will test our patience, as well as our furnaces and car batteries.
To prepare your car for winter weather, according to Carmax:
It won't be long before the temperatures drop below freezing. Below are a few tips to winterizing your home and make it more heat efficient and save you money on your heating bill, according to usnews.com:
Some people opt for a warmer climate during the winter months, and it's nice if you can. However, as long as we are stuck here to face the winter, we might as well make it as comfortable as possible.