Every month, we share easy tasks you can do to keep your home in tip-top shape all year long. So, here are 5 tasks that you can do in September to prepare your home for cool fall weather!
1. Check Gutters: Take a few minutes to make sure your gutters are clear. With rain and falling leaves, gutters will be working overtime. By making sure they're clear now, you'll avoid possible water damage later on.
Every month, we share easy tasks you can do to keep your home in tip-top shape all year long. In August, we still have warm weather and a few summer days left to enjoy. So, here are 4 things you can do for your home this month:
1. Get Rid of Allergens: Many people suffer from allergies due to dust mites. But there are ways to rid your home of the dust without spending all day cleaning! Look for where dust lurks. Use a damp cloth to clean all window blinds and fan blades (here is a link to the pillowcase trick http://lifehacker.com/5823341/clean-your-ceiling-fan-easily-with-a-pillow-case ) once a month. If you have carpet, make it a priority to vacuum on a regular basis. These things will get rid of the dust and help to prevent allergies.
You purchase insurance in order to protect your home but there are other things you can do to protect your large investment as well. Regular home maintenance is important and frequently overlooked. We tend to forget about our HVAC systems until it quits working on a hot day! (I've been there..) That's why we are providing a few simple tasks you can do each month to keep your home in tip top shape all year long.
Here's where you can get started in July: