Next week is officially Fall. Although we are not looking forward to the change in temperature, for the sake of our homes, we need to set aside time to tackle a few simple tasks that can prevent some major home ownership headaches.

  1. Un-hook garden hoses
  2. Clean gutters
  3. Clean dryer vents
  4. Remove debris from window wells
  5. Recaulk windows
  6. Remove screens from windows
  7. Change furnace filters
  8. Inspect fire extinguishers
  9. Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  10. Service furnace
  11. Schedule chimney cleaning