Tips for getting your home ready for Fall
Now that Labor Day, the unofficial end of the summer, has gone and passed, fall is quickly approaching. You may be ready for the fall season but make sure your home is also ready for the fall and winter's unpredictable weather conditions. With September being National Preparedness Month, we want to share with you some tips of how to get you home prepared for the Fall.
Here are 7 tips that can help get your home ready for Fall:
1) Replace the batteries on your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.
2) Clean your chimney and fireplace.
3) Inspect your windows and doors for drafts.
4) Drain outdoor faucets and sprinklers to prevent them from freezing.
5) Clean the gutters and do a roof check.
6) Have your furnace inspected. An HVAC professional can test heating efficiency, check for leaks, and change out the filter.
7) Fertilize your lawn. According to experts, fertilizing your lawn can help protect it through the winter months.