Getting Ready for Fall

Autumn is invariably a prelude of falling winter temperatures but along with the colder weather the symphony of vibrant red, orange and yellow foliage, lots of pumpkins and the anticipation of the holiday season. So while the weather is still cooperating here are some simple projects to get your home ready for the cold weather season.

  1. Stock up on furnace filters, clean ducts and consider switching to a programmable thermostat. (We love “Nest”)
  2. Get the Fireplace ready, make sure that it has been cleaned in the last 2 years, cap or screen the top of to keep rodents out.
  3. Inspect the roof, gutters and downspouts
  4. Service weather specific equipment, drain the gas from lawnmowers, service the snow blower to make sure its ready for use, replace old rakes and snow shovels, clean dry and store gardening equipment.
  5. Check foundation
  6. Check smoke and carbon dioxide detectors
  7. Check the windows to make sure that they close properly
  8. Remove mosquito screens
  9. Check the calking around the windows
  10. Consider Krumpers Solar Blinds so that you can enjoy the view while reducing your heating and cooling costs by up to 41%

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