Tips to get your home ready for fall
Cooler temperatures and pretty soon, falling leaves, reminds us that the fall season is here. As the seasons change, so do our home needs which makes it a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. A bit of attention now will save costly repairs and aggravation later.
- Check for drafts. Feel for drafts around the edges of windows and doors. A good tip is to use a lighted candle and if the flame flickers, there’s most likely a draft. If necessary, replace seals and repair caulking around window and door frames.
- Have your furnace inspected. Hire an HVAC professional to test for leaks, check heating efficiency, and change the filter. It’s also a