Fall home checklist 🍂🍁🍂

Fall is almost upon us! Though being a homeowner can have its perks, there are also some responsibilities that come with the perks. Take a look at the tips below and see if any of them would be helpful in preparing your home for colder weather. 

1. Clean Gutters and Downspouts:

  • Remove leaves and debris to prevent clogs and water damage.

2. Inspect and Clean Chimney:

  • Get your chimney professionally inspected and cleaned.

3. Check Heating System:

  • Schedule a furnace inspection and replace filters.

4. Seal Windows and Doors:

  • Use weatherstripping or caulk to seal drafts.

5. Test Detectors:

  • Replace batteries in smoke and CO detectors and test them.

6. Prepare Plumbing:

  • Disconnect hoses and shut off outdoor faucets.

7. Lawn Care:

  • Aerate, fertilize, and overseed your lawn, properly shut off sprinkler systems.

8. Rake Leaves:

  • Regularly remove fallen leaves from your yard.

9. Prune Trees and Shrubs:

  • Trim dead branches to prevent winter damage.

10. Check Roof and Gutters:

  • Inspect and repair roof and clean gutters.

11. Drain and Store Outdoor Furniture, yard equipment:

  • Clean and store outdoor furniture. Drain fuel from equipment before storage.

12. Stock Up on Winter Supplies:

  • Buy salt/sand, snow shovels, and ice scrapers.

Remember, Denver's weather can be quite variable, so it's important to tackle these tasks before the cold and snowy weather sets in. Let us know if you need help.

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