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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist PDF | Free Download | 2022

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist PDF

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist PDF | Free Download


Ready to tackle some of those end-of-summer house chores in preparation for colder weather? Before you begin, download our Fall Home Maintenance Checklist PDF! View/Download The Checklist Here

Please keep reading to discover some ways you can care for your home during this beautiful season!

Inside Your Home

Test your smoke detectors

Test/replace the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors

 

Test your sump pump

Test your sump pump to make sure it’s working properly.

 

Flush out your water heater

Flush out your water heater. It’s recommended to do this a few times a year depending on usage. Check your owner’s manual to see what the manufacturer suggests.

 

Change furnace air filters

Change out your furnace filters. Check your owner’s manual to see how often your furnace filter needs to be changed.

 

Furnace being checked by professional

Has your heating system been checked by a professional to make sure everything is on point for the cooler weather?

 

Wipe down your air vents and registers.

 

Ceiling fans should go clockwise in the fall

Reverse your ceiling fan. A fan should run clockwise in the winter to help press warm air down.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Outside Your Home


Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Check and inspect decks. Fall is a great time to stain your deck if necessary.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Check for cracks in doors and windows and seal them off.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Trim trees and bushes.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Wash out your garbage and recycling bins.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Store your water hoses and winterize outdoor faucets.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Clean up yard equipment such as lawnmowers and weed whackers.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Make sure your snowblower works properly and is ready for winter.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Cover and store outdoor furniture.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Inspect roof. Check for shingles that are curling, missing, or broken.

 

Fall home maintenance checklist 2020

Clean gutters and downspouts and make sure both are free of leaves and debris, allowing the water to run properly.

 

 

This is not a complete list of all the necessary fall home maintenance for the fall season. Please consult your owner’s manual and other trusted sources for full details on how to complete these tasks.

 

If your real estate needs are changing this season, contact us or give us a call! 1-920-432-1007

 

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