How To Prepare Your Home For Fall

Fadely Home Designs Fishers, INSource: DYI Projects | Repost Fadely 9/25/2020 –

Fall is just around the corner. In a few moments, the greens will transition into wonderful shades of red and orange. This maintenance checklist will make sure your house is ready for fall and the coming of winter!

Roof Maintenance Checklist

1. Clean and Check the Gutters and Downspouts

Leaves can pile up in your gutters and clog your downspouts. This may then lead to unfortunate cases of roof damage and indoor leakage.

If any parts of the gutters and downspouts are loose or crooked, repair or replace them right away. A small bend may seem minuscule, but it’s better to be safe and secure.

2. Make Sure the Roof Has No Missing/ Damaged Shingles and Moss

Moss can grow on your roof through moisture and organic debris. As it cultivates in your roof, it strips away the protective oils in your shingles. It also absorbs moisture. If not treated earlier, this moisture can build up and seep inside the house which will then lead to wood rot.

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