Seasonal Reminders

Fall Maintenance List

Here is a list of items to prepare your home for the coming winter months.

  • Clean gutters and downspouts
  • Remove exterior water hoses, shut off water supply to outside hose bibs
  • Trim branches & vegetation away from home’s exterior
  • Have a fireplace professional clean & inspect chimney & fireplace
  • Check siding for loose sections, woodpecker holes, or other damage
  • Have a professional inspect heating system, replace filter
  • Inspect & repair windows & doors
  • Remove screens, repair as needed before winter storage
  • Install storm windows
  • Replace worn weather stripping, cracked glass panes
  • Set programmable thermostat for winter heating season
  • Change smoke alarm & CO2 alarm batteries
  • Pull clothes dryer from wall, clean out ducting
  • Winterize your summer outdoor power equipment,
  • Tune-up snow-blower
  • Ice dams a problem last winter?  Now is the time to make repairs.
  • If you plan to be away for extended period, schedule someone regularly inspect your home.

FIX’M Home Repairs can assist with your fall maintenance needs.  Contact us at 608-831-3496 to schedule your fall repairs.