General walk-through; check gutters, downspouts and extensionsand foundation landscaping.
Plan fall projects.Check/add salt to water softener.
Check smoke and fire alarms
Check interior windows for dryness and weathering along sills and framing. Clean and apply varnish to natural wood surfaces. Concentrate along sash sills where moisture from condensation collects and combines with sunlight to dry out the wood. Prime and paint any surfaces previously painted that are cracking, exposing bare wood. If combination storm windows, check for proper drainage along sill.
Test automatic garage door opener for safety reverse on contact, if equipped.
Apply lawn treatment fertilizer.
Follow our Monthly Home Maintenance Tips every month throughout the year.
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