6 Easy Fall Maintenance Tips

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6 Easy Fall Maintenance Tips

Fall is the perfect time to think about getting your home ready for the colder season. This is also the time to give you more opportunity for accomplishing the things that can help you save money and protecting your biggest investment- that is you HOME!

To do Tip #1: Windows and Doors-Seal up Cracks and Gaps

-Inspect and make sure that there are no cracks, leaks or air coming through the window sills or door frames. This would definitely help you lowering your energy costs substantially. You can also caulk if needed. I found an article that could best help us on this process at A Homeowner’s Guide to Caulk.

To do Tip #2: Heating and Air conditioningCleaning

– Cleaning your air conditioner and heater units cleaned twice a year- spring and fall- will definitely help your unit expand their life. Most importantly, it will help you and your family stay healthy.

To do Tip #3: FireplaceChange Furnace Filters

– It is a must to always add Fireplace to the checklist, make sure it is in good working condition before it gets too cold and to be sure it is functioning well in the winter.

To do Tip #4: Water Heater-Cleaning by Draining

-You can simply allow all the water in the tank to come out and this will probably help you get rid of any residue that is in the water heater due to sediment and prevent it from building up during the winter time.

To do Tip #5: Gutters-Unclog

– Always make sure your gutters are clear of leaves, sticks, twigs, bird nests and debris. This is very easy job that can be very beneficial.

To do Tip #6: Roof-Inspection

– Always check your roof for minor damages like missing, broken, cracked, or curling shingles. Take a look from the ground to see if there are any missing shingles or if there are holes. For minor repairs, you can most likely take care of it, but if it’s something extension, then I suggest hiring a professional. You can check our preferred vendor list.

Homeowners can probably use all of the advice they can get but you can always guide and coach them on how to properly care for their investment.

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