It’s time to get your home and yard ready for fall and winter. Use this handy fall maintenance checklist to tackle all the essentials.
Fall Exterior Maintenance Checklist
Exterior maintenance focuses on sealing your home to prevent air leaks and increase your comfort during winter. Remove screens from windows, then clean and store them. Put storm windows on next.
Walk around the exterior of your home, inspecting for peeling paint and cracks in the foundation. Caulk cracks in the foundation, around windows, and around doors to stop air from getting into your home.
Paint over peeling paint to protect your siding from exposure to the elements. Once the paint starts to chip, wood siding is unprotected and can age. […]