10 Fall Home Maintenance Tips for Bergen County NJ Homeowners
by Aurora Home Inspections
Fall has hit, time to get the house ready for cooler temps.
These home maintenance tips should help, including:
Close up and insulate the crawlspace vents;
Insulate exposed piping as needed, including waste lines in cold or unheated areas;
Do your annual boiler or furnace and hot water tanks maintenance, including changing filters on furnaces and oiling pump motors;
Have the chimney and all the flues inspected and cleaned by a reputable and licensed chimney company;
Install storm windows and doors;
Turn off outdoor water supplies;
Remove, roll out, drain and store hoses;
Cover up the BBQ grill (unless you use it all year);
Clean gutters and downspouts;
Look at the caulking around windows and doors, re caulk where necessary;
Trim trees and shrubs away from the house AND
Cover up and store away outdoor furniture!
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