Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For October

Good Fall Tips!

Home Remodeler Blog

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips for October:

General walk-through; work on fall projects, winterize, roof and chimney maintenance.

Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms.

Have furnace or boiler cleaned and inspected if not done in spring. Call for oil delivery, if needed. Change air filter in furnace.

Change storms/screens and close all combination storms.

Check weatherstripping on doors to the outside.

Begin fall clean-up; clear leaves from gutters, downspouts and window wells. Trim any dead brush, shrubbery and tree limbs. Add black dirt around foundation, if needed to maintain proper surface drainage.

Open all dampers on lower return vents for forced air heating efficiency.

Today’s video featuring Rockweiler Insulation talks about the importance of a home energy audit and how to save money and energy by properly insulating and air sealing your home.

For more videos on home building…

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