October is in full swing, homeowners are starting to get into the fall spirit. Cooler weather is drawing near, and now is the time to start preparing your home for the frigid temperatures that lie ahead. Here are five tips to prepare your home for a safe and comfortable fall and winter season.
1. Clean gutters. As the fall season begins, the leaves begin to change and fall from the trees. Gutters are bound to get some extra debris, and could potentially get clogged. To prevent this pain, inspect your home’s roof and gutter system. Ensure that gutters are cleared, or go a step further and install a mesh guard to prevent build-up.