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Wednesday 16 September 2015

Seasonal Maintenance

Posted by at 9:09 AM

fall

Fall is right around the corner! No really, it is next week! With every new season comes a list of home maintenance tasks that need to be done. Regular maintenance is important for keeping your home in tiptop shape! We have put together a list of things that you should do this season!

Exterior:

  • Rake Leaves
  • Examine roof, shingles, and siding and make repairs as needed
  • Clean gutters and downspouts
  • Drain and winterize exterior plumbing
  • Check exterior hardware and make sure locks are secure
  • Examine exposed wood for insect damage
  • Check tree limbs to see if any need trimmed

Interior:

  • Have your furnace inspected before turning it on the first time
  • Replace the filter in your furnace
  • Clean grill for air ducts
  • Check for cracks and gaps around windows and doors
  • Replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Check your fire extinguisher and replace if needed
  • Check pipes and faucets for leaks
  • Take a peek in the attic to check for any leaks

There you go, guys. We want your home to stay safe and well maintained so you can enjoy the season…and a big pumpkin spiced latte!