Monthly Roundup: Getting Your Home Ready For Fall

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Preparing for Fall

replace the air filter if the AC isn't blowing cool airAugust has come to an end on a very hot and dry note. If you’re lawn has been suffering, try these tips on keeping the grass green during a drought. It won’t be very much longer before it goes dormant for the winter but don’t give up on it too soon!

Looking ahead in the month many homeowners, especially in northern areas, are going to want to get a fall home maintenance checklist ready. The tasks on the list include, but are not limited to, the following:

Chimney sweep and fireplace inspection

Inspect and repair window caulking and door weatherstripping

-Winterize outdoor water systems

Service furnace

Replace air filters

Clean the gutters

Drain the sediment from the water heater

Fix concrete to prevent further cracking

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Tyler Golberg

Tyler is the founder of Home Maintenance Tracker and a writer for HomeSpot HQ, an easy to use tool for managing maintence and projects for every house.