- v prepare for winter
winterize your houses
- An aid agency left some building supplies a few weeks ago, but not enough to winterize the family's sheep barn.
- Sensible north-country folk, they were quickly operating in the black, drawing only on annual profits for the $12 million needed to renovate and winterize the 200-room palace so it .
- The island men, after a full day's work, labored together each evening to renovate and winterize a vacant house for the Wilcoxes.
- Bill Richardson in CNN
The feds often take the steps to winterize the houses. They put anti-freeze in the traps, and drain the pipes. When HUD's involved it's a little bit better,says ASHI president Bill Richardson.