Articles for December 2015

Houston December Weather Facts

DecemberCalendarBannerIts December and hopefully you have been more nice and naughty!

Temperatures in December average 65 degrees for the high and 47 degrees for the low.

Houston’s record high for December is 84 degrees set in 1975 and the record low is 9 degrees set in 1989.

The average humidity for Houston in December averages about 60%.

You can expect an average of 3.75 inches of rain this month.

Fun Fact: “Jingle bells” was composed in 1857, and not for Christmas – it was meant to be a Thanksgiving song!

December Home Maintenance Checklist

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    Check the operation of all ground – fault circuit interrupter outlets by pushing the “test” button. The “reset” button should pop out, indicating the receptacle is operating properly. Press in the reset button.
  • Check inside bathroom vanities and kitchen sink cabinets for moisture and other signs of leaks. Carefully inspect pipes for condensation or slow drips. Repair the plumbing system if necessary.
  • Review the family fire escape plan with every household member.
  • Unpack and test all electrical holiday decorations. Repair or discard any that do not function properly.
  • Watch for sales on tools before and after the holiday season.