It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that summer’s over when lately we’ve had record-breaking temperatures nationwide. As we ease into autumn, it’s important to prepare yourself for the colder weather and transition to the drastic change of season. Aside from cleaning out clutter and swapping out your wardrobe, here are some tips on what to do around your home to prepare for the fall and winter months.
Outside Your Home
- Clean, cover, and put away patio furniture, grills, outdoor toys, lawn equipment and (drained) garden hoses.
- Check caulk/weather stripping around windows, doors and the garage and make sure your air conditioner weather seal is correctly installed.
- Clear out gutters and downspouts.
- Touch up exterior paint.
- Have chimneys