Are you ready for Fall?
The transition from summer to fall is upon us, bringing cooler weather and vibrant colors. It's the time of year for pumpkin patches, apple cider, hay rides and making sure your home is winter-ready. Following these quick tips will help ensure fewer home maintenance surprises and a Home Warranty is a great way to protect your wallet from unexpected costs. Call me today to discuss the plan that's right for you because...winter is coming. FALL MAINTENANCE TIP
Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; replace batteries
Clean and replace filters in your heating system
Test your garage door and grease tracks
Clear gutters of leaves and debris
Insulate pipes to protect them from freezing
Know where the following controls are located and how to turn them off:
Heating fuel main shutoff
Main water shutoff
Water shutoff valve for toilets, faucets, and washing machine
Main electrical fuse/breaker box
Keep a wrench near the shutoff valves. Your home should have a fire extinguisher in the kitchen and garage.