Sep 10 2016 16119 1

Sep 10 2016 16119 1

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Home

by  | Sep 9, 2016 | General, Philadelphia Blog, Residential Homes, Seller Advice |

Fall Maintenance Tips for Your Home


Fall Home Maintenance TipsCheck out these Fall Maintenance Tips for your home:

Late Summer/Early Fall is the ideal time to begin preparing your home, indoors and out, for colder temperatures, bad weather and winter. Protect your investment by performing routine Fall maintenance to keep your home in tip-top shape. By maintaining your home and equipment, you’ll extend the life of your home and save money on costly future repairs. Many of these energy saving home improvements can also help lower your monthly utility bills.



::Interior Fall Maintenance


Change batteries in smoke and CO detectors    fall-maintenance-for-your-home-2
Repair leaky faucets
Check windows for drafts, loose frames or cracked panes
Have Chimney/Fireplace inspected and cleaned    
Purchase and set a programmable thermostat  
Have your heating tuned up and replace air filters  


::Exterior Fall Maintenance


fall-maintenance-tips-for-your-home-2Have your heating tuned up and replace air filters
Clean out gutters and downspouts
Check foundation for any cracks   
Inspect all soffit vents and other venting systems to make sure they are clear of debris
Inspect the roof for damage and missing or loose shingles
Remove & store window screens and install storm doors and windows
Repair cracks and seal driveway
Insulate outdoor faucets, pipes in unheated garages and pipes in crawl spaces
Repair peeling paint  
Trim any tree limbs that are close to power lines or the roof of your house
Pump Septic System every 3 years if applicable 


::Yard & Garden Fall Maintenance


Drain/winterize lawn irrigation system and swimming pools  fall-maintenance-for-your-home-3
Aerate and reseed the lawn
Turn off and drain outdoor showers and faucets   
Clean and store outdoor furniture
Service or replace lawn and garden power tools



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