CHICAGO – ComEd staff have taken steps to prepare for winter weather, including inspections and preventive maintenance of power lines and substations.
Some tips for homeowners to get ready for winter include:
■ Inspecting caulking and weatherstripping around all windows, doors and openings for utility services.
■ Having home heating systems cleaned and inspected by a professional.
■ Keeping 3 feet of space between space heaters and any surfaces that could burn.
■ Reversing the rotation of ceiling fan blades during the winter to redistribute warm air.
ComEd also is offering financial assistance programs for qualifying customers.
Visit www.comed.com/CARE or call 888-806-2273 for more information.