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Fall Maintenance Checklist

Outdoor Tasks:

  •  Rake leaves & shred to use as mulch.
  • Check chimney & roof for cracks and damage.
  • Inspect your trees & trim limbs that interfere with power lines or are too close to your home.
  • Clear gutters of dead leaves & other debris.
  • Store outdoor furniture & cushions.
  • Remove hoses from spigots & drains. Store hoses and turn off outdoor water.
  •  Test snow blower & have it professionally serviced if necessary.
  • Drain & turn off sprinkler system.
  • Direct drainage away from your home.
  • Stow your lawn mower.

Indoor Tasks:

  • Test smoke & carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Change batteries in all smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, & your thermostat, whether they’re “dead” or not.
  • Check windows & doors for weather-tightness and install weather stripping where needed.
  • Seal gaps where critters could enter.
  • Have your furnace professionally inspected.
  • Wash summer bedding & get out winter bedding.
  • Swap out summer clothes & get out winter clothes.
  • Replace air filters.
  • Remove window A/C Units.

For a PDF of our Fall Maintenance Checklist, Click HERE.

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