Home Maintenance Tips for Fall

The kids are back in school, the air is getting cooler, and the leaves are turning beautiful colors...fall is here!

It is a beautiful time of year in Maine with so much to see and do! 
While you are out apple-picking and checking out the fall festivals, don't forget to take care of some home maintenance items to prepare for the long winter months approaching. 

1. Have your heating system cleaned and inspected...don't forget the chimney.

2. Check your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to make sure they are working properly.

3. Clean your dryer vent to prevent lint buildup.

4. Check seal around windows and doors and caulk if needed.

5. Clean the leaves and debris from your gutters.

6. Put away any hoses and turn off outdoor water.

7. Winterize and put away your mower and summer lawn equipment.

8. Have your snow blower and other snow removal equipment readied.

Now that your home is taken care of and ready for the cooler days and nights...get out and enjoy all that Maine offers this time of year!

Happy Fall!