Fall Home Maintenance Tips

September Home MaintenanceLeaves are falling! It seems premature but in case you need some time to mentally prepare yourself here are a few things you can do in the coming months to protect your home inside and out.

 Interior Maintenance

checkboxSeal windows and doors to reduce drafts and water seepage

checkboxHave furnace and hot water tank inspected for optimal performance

checkboxClean fireplaces


Exterior Maintenance

checkboxWrap trees and shrubs to protect from impending bad weather

checkboxPut way outdoor furniture and accessories

checkboxEnsure soil is sloping away from your foundation and clean up debris

checkboxWrap pipes that are exposed or susceptible to cold with foam or fibreglass

checkboxHave a chimney inspection and look for cracks or damage in brickwork

checkboxClean eavestroughs, gutters and downspouts

checkboxTurn off outdoor water sources and store hoses

checkboxDrain swimming pool supply lines and lawn sprinkler systems

checkboxMake sure the shovel and or snow blower are ready and accessible….it’s coming eventually!


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