Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For August:
General walk through: Clean gutters, check downspout extensions and foundation landscaping.
Finish up summer projects.
Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms.
Change/clean air filter in furnace if using central air.
Check for insect/pest infestation: ants, bees, bats, etc. Apply appropriate pesticides or call a professional.
Trim trees and shrubbery to maintain clearance around house and remove any dead limbs.
August puts us right in the middle of the “dog days of summer.” You need your central air conditioner running at peak efficiency. Today’s video from the Carrier Consumer Education Series gives some tips on central air conditioner maintenance. It has over 10,000 views on YouTube.