December 2, 2022

Vitalia Active Adult Community – North Olmsted Prepares to Keep the Cold Outside

Category: Health & Wellness

Author: Greg Turvey, Plant Operations Director

Just as it is at home, at Vitalia Active Adult Community – North Olmsted, preparing for winter can be an arduous task. There are several projects that need to be completed in preparation for cold weather and few of them are easy, especially when Jack Frost decides to come a little early, like this year.

Our homes and businesses can be affected by how quickly we can accommodate these tasks. If we move too early, we miss out on some of the creature comforts. If we wait too long, we run the risk of finding issues at the most inconvenient times (like a broken heater on the night the weather unexpectedly dips below freezing).

Preparation is a strong part of the human condition. Whether storing vegetables and meat or cutting firewood, our ancestors have been preparing for winter weather since their beginning. These days, preparing for cold weather is just a little more complex.

In preparing for freezing and bad, snowy weather, we get all the stairwell heaters turned on. We ensure we’re ready for the snow by getting our snow removal equipment ready. We make sure all heaters are working, to keep areas that have pipes from freezing. With the snow we get in Ohio, we need to make sure our equipment is ready to handle the crazy snowstorms, to help keep our walks free of snow and ice.

Once Halloween is over, we really start to begin cold weather preparation. We know it’s only a matter of a short while until we get bad weather.

No matter how big your house or successful your company, mother nature always seems to creep up on us this time of year. If you get ahead of it and plan for cold weather, you can save big on both stress and dollars.

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