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Fall & Winter Home Maintenance

Fall is the time to get your home ready for the coming winter. During winter months, it is important to follow routine maintenance procedures, by checking your home carefully for any problems that may arise and taking corrective action as soon as possible.

Fall

  • Clean leaves out of eavestroughs
  • Check roof & flashing for signs of damage
  • Winterize landscaping
  • Close outside hose connection
  • Close windows, skylights
  • Check weather stripping around doors & windows
  • Clean & reactivate heat recovery ventilator
  • Test space heating system
  • Close vents to crawl spaces
  • Test smoke alarms & change batteries
  • Check fireplace & chimney, service if needed
  • Clean range hood filter

  

Winter

  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check heat recovery ventilator, replace filter
  • Clean humidifier & turn it on if needed
  • Check exhaust fans
  • Ensure that air intake, exhausts are clear of snow
  • Clean range hood filter
  • Check basement floor drain
  • Do safety checks: fire extinguishers, doors & window locks
  • Ensure gas valve is clear of ice and snow

 

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