Yahoo voices reminds us that the weather throught the summer months can take its toll on your home both inside and out. Heat will cause surfaces to contract, increasing the chances of cracking. Humidity will increase the growth of mildew, mold and bacteria. They provide a great home maintenance checklist to get your home ready before the winter rains come including.
- Protect your deck, patio or porch
- Repair your driveway
- Clean your kitchen sink and garbage disposal
- Clean or Replace the Air Filter
- Clean your garbage cans
- Clean your bathrooms
- Clean Gutters
- Vacuum Upholstery
- Prepare outdoor furniture for winter
- Trim trellis vegetation
They expand on what you can do in each area of the checklist further in the article, but with fall approaching it’s a good time to make sure you care for your home.