Jay Lauer
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Jay Lauer

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Fall Checklist

Many of us tend to neglect our homes.  It is important to spend a little time inspecting and repairing your home to prevent more expensive problems from arising.  This post will give suggestions of home items to check and maintain entering the winter season.

Examine the following:

  • Cracked walls
  • Peeling paint
  • Rotten wood
  • Weather stripping around doors
  • Caulking around windows

Clean the following:

  • Chimney
  • Gutters
  • Culverts, and other drainage


  • Ensure windows close and seal properly
  • Change furnace filter
  • Check smoke, CO detector. Replace batteries if needed
  • Change ceiling fan direction
  • Hire professional to clean ducts, including dryer and bathroom vents

Yard & Garden

  • Clean and store garden tools
  • Drain fuel from yard equipment
  • Re-seed or fertilize lawn
  • Winterize evaporative coolers
  • Remove battery operated watering timer

Remember home maintenance is an ongoing process and problems should be corrected when noticed.  This list will help with some of the most overlooked items.

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