Fall is here! Time to get your house in shape for the cooler months ahead. Although autumn can be one of the busiest seasons for homeowners preparing for winter, it’s also the best time to take advantage of the moderate weather to check your home and repair any damages before freezing temperatures set in. Fall house preparations can prevent winter repairs.
Here are some home maintenance ideas that will keep your home running in peak condition all winter long!
Heating system: check and service if needed.
Change humidifier filters.
Clean gutters and downspouts.
Check for leaks around windows, caulk if necessary.
Check walkways for cracks, lose bricks or pavers.
Weatherstrip doors including garage door.
Spray for bugs.
Clean window screens and store in garage or basement, if possible.
Disconnect hoses and store for the winter months.
Drain outdoor spigots to prevent freezing pipes.
Wood stoves and fireplaces should be in good working order.
Replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Stock up on salt for icy walkways and batteries for flashlights.
Hang bird feeders and stock up on bird seed.
If you discover you are in need of minor repairs or need further direction please give us a call and let us help point you in the right direction!
Print this email and put it on your refrigerator where you normally put your HoneyDo list and in a couple of weekends you can have your home ready for the winter!
Display your fall leaves in a vase and use as a centerpiece!