Fall Home Maintenance

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Fall is here and its time once again to get our homes ready for another season.  Here is a quick list to get you started this weekend.

  • Have a heating professional check your heating system.
  • Protect your home from frozen pipes.
  • Run all gas-powered lawn equipment until the fuel is gone.
  • Test your emergency generator.
  • Have a certified chimney sweep inspect and clean the flues and check your fireplace dampers.
  • Remove birds’ nest from chimney flues and outdoor electrical fixtures.
  • Make sure the caulking around doors and windows is adequate to reduce heating/cooling loss.
  • Make sure the caulking around the bathroom fixtures is adequate to prevent water from seeping into the sub-flooring.
  • Clean the gutters and downspouts.

Remember to take a moment before starting machinery or climbing a ladder to think about safety. A few hours of preparation can save you and your family some misery this winter, not to mention some money.
Scott Price, CPI, #1532
Certified Home Inspector
Home Run Inspections
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