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Fall Maintenance Feature Photo
There are many how-to guides available online for how to prepare your home for the fall months. This post is going to list some autumn maintenance tips to help you prepare your home this fall.

1. Inspect and Maintain your Roof

Autumn maintenance shingles

It’s recommended that you inspect your roof twice a year. When inspecting your roof look for shingles that are partially lifted, peeling, or curling these are all signs that it’s time to replace your roof.

2. Clean your Gutters Out

Maintaining your gutters in the autumn

Gutters free of debris allows water to flow away from your house. Gutters that are clogged prevent this and sitting water contributes to roof leaks and rotting. Rather than deal with the costly repairs to replace your roof prevent this by cleaning out your gutters. Cleaning out your gutters is one of our autumn maintenance tips that is easy to follow.

3. Home Foundation Maintenance

Autumn maintenance tips for foundation

Check your home’s foundation for any cracking. Cracks in your foundation lets in drafts but also unwelcome pests like rodents. To prevent unwanted house guests or drafts seal up cracks as soon as they are discovered.

4. Hold off on pruning

tree trimming

In cold weather trees focus their energy on their roots because of this pruning in cold weather will leave your tree with open cuts. Open cuts can leave your trees open to mold growth and will weaken them. Hold on pruning until all the leaves have fallen.