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Get Ready for Fall with our Fall Home Checklist!

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It would be amazing if all you needed to prep your home for fall was hang a wreath and
light a bunch of pumpkin spice candles. While yes, those are a part of getting ready for
the change of seasons, there are more important (and not exactly fun) preparations that
come with being a homeowner.

With that said, fall is the perfect season to tackle general home maintenance projects
because the weather is generally dry, and temperatures are moderate. Before you start
your seasonal home maintenance checklist, examine both the interior and exterior of
your home.

Most of these home maintenance items can be accomplished without the help of a
professional, but it’s always better to be safe and call for assistance if a home
improvement project is beyond your abilities.

Tick these items off your list this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home
is ready for winter. Peek at some of our home improvement recommendations for the

Fall Home Checklist

  • Clean, or possibly replace your gutters
  • Check for drafts
  • Drain outdoor faucets
  • Disconnect garden hoses from faucets
  • Bring outdoor furniture in
  • Fix any cracks in your driveway
  • Change furnace filters
  • Fertilize your lawn
  • Test winter heating equipment