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October Home Maintenance Tips

  • Check windows and screens for cracks or separations

  • Drain exterior water lines

  • Check roof including shingles and flashing and ensure vents are sealed properly

  • Check weather stripping for damage or wear

  • Check sealing around windows and doors for air or water leaks

  • Test septic system and clean if necessary

  • Winterize landscaping and remove leaves

  • Clean or replace furnace filter

  • Check and clean the heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace the filter; 

  • Clean water heater

  • Shut off exterior water supply

  • Check eavestroughs and downspouts for debris

  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels

  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)

  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors


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