Fall is a great time of year to get work done around your home and property. The weather is cooler and easier to do strenuous work. It’s a good time to check for drafts and prepare your home for winter. Fall gives you a grace period between enjoying your property in the summer and preparing it for winter. Take time this fall and prepare your home for the colder months of winter. There are several updates you can do around your home to enhance your property this fall season.
Here are three helpful ideas to kick start your fall home improvement renovations:
Windows and Doors: Installing replacement windows and doors is a great way to improve the efficiency and look of your home this fall. New windows can add new light to the inside of your home. These windows can also help to make your home more energy efficient this winter. Installing a new exterior door can not only change the look of your home, but it can also help prevent cold drafts this winter.
Landscape: Fall is a great time to fix and prepare the landscaping around your home before winter. This is a great time to fertilize and aerate your lawn. You can plant bulbs for spring. You can fertilize your gardens and rake out any leaves. Fall is your last chance to trim any trees, bushes and hedges before they freeze over the winter months. Take your time and prepare your landscaping to look pristine throughout winter.
Home Repairs: Fall is a great time to enhance the energy efficiency of your home. This could include having your furnace tuned up. Sealing windows, vents and doors. Cleaning out gutters so ice doesn’t build up and bring moisture inside your home. Cleaning and tuning up wood stoves, fireplaces and pellet stove to make sure they are ready for the colder months ahead. Take a look around your home and see where you can help improve the efficiency of your home this fall.
Fall is a fantastic season. Leafs are changing colors. Everything is pumpkin flavored. There are corn mazes and apple picking to be done. Enjoy fall and all it has to offer. Take the time to take advantage of the break this season gives you to prepare and enhance your home before winter settles in. Make your home cozy and safe for you and your family this fall season.