Monthly Maintenance Tips – September 2018

As a homeowner, you know there’s a lot of upkeep to protect your investment.  Don’t get overwhelmed – do a little each season, each month, and each week to keep your home in top notch shape.  Here’s Septembers “To-Do” list.

  • Inspect roofing for missing, loose or damaged shingles and leaks.
  • Power-wash windows and siding
  • Flush hot water heater and remove sediment
  • Winterize air conditioning system
  • Have your HVAC inspected in preparation for winter
  • Check weatherstripping on doors and windows
  • Clean garbage disposal by running it with water, ice, baking soda and citrus rinds.
  • Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors
  • Apply fertilizer to lawn

What would you add to this list to prepare your home for the Autumn season and cooler temps?

Shawna O’Brien
F.C. Tucker Geist
The Tumbarello Group