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Home Maintenance

Top 10 Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Home in Working Order: A Checklist


When leaves start turning shades of red, orange and gold, it’s time to begin preparing your home for crisp weather.

There isn’t a huge to-do list for fall, just some simple steps to make sure your home is prepped for the upcoming colder months.




  1. Tend to your grounds in fall by
  • planting perennials
  • re-seeding the lawn
  • inspecting trees for dead branches and illness
  • watering plants
  • raking leaves
  1. The inside of your home will be fall-ready after you
  • get the central heating serviced
  • check the furnace and ductwork for energy efficiency
  • call a plumber for a radiator and boiler check-up
  • sweep the chimney
  • make sure all doors and windows are draft-free
  • inspect smoke and carbon monoxide detectors