Here a list of some maintenance items to tend to in your home for this month:

  • Detach hoses in case of freezing temperatures. Remove all paints, caulks and liquid materials from garage or garden sheds.
  • Inspect weather-stripping around doors and windows and repair or replace if necessary.
  • Set thermostats and automatic sprinklers for winter.
  • Clean gutters after leaves have fallen. Make sure downspouts are in good repair.
  • When setting clocks back to Standard Time, change batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Check gauges on home fire extinguishers to ensure a full charge. Replace if necessary.
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