Pumpkins, cozy sweaters, and falling leaves. Fall is almost here (the first official day is September 22nd), but you still have time to prepare for the new season in a big way.
Here are four ways to get your home ready for the fall.
1. Clean your gutters:Hire someone to clean out you clogged gutters or do it yourself. Watch Lowe’s video and read their articleto learn how to clean your gutters.
2. Fix any drafts: Check your windows and doors for any drafts. Hire someone to fix any problems or fix it yourself. This Old House has tips for fixing drafts without breaking a budget.
3. Buy a rake or leaf blower: Have all the necessary leaf removal tools on hand before the leaves start to fall. Get ready to jump into piles of leaves!
4. Clean the fireplace: Have the fireplace inspected to make sure it’s safe to use when the temperature starts to drop.
Now that you’re done, sit back, relax, and enjoy a hot cup of tea and your favorite pumpkin flavored pastry.