Guide To Prep Your Home For Fall

Fall is the time of year when it seems as though everything you buy in the store will have a pumpkin flavor variation. It’s also a good time to do some prep work around the home. Unlike other areas of the country, Orange County won’t see drastic weather changes but it’s always a good idea to make sure your home would be ready for any weather event. Use this guide to help prep your home for fall:

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Inspect Your Roof

As the old adage goes, “the best time to fix your roof is when the sunshine.” When was the last time when up on your roof for thorough inspection? That seems a bit precarious, then you should hire professional inspect your roof. This is especially vital if you are past the 25-year anniversary of your roof.

Check the Chimney And Fireplace

It might have been several months since you last lit a fire in your fireplace but that doesn’t mean it is still clean from last winter. You should have your chimney and fireplace clean inspected at least once a year. The best time is at the beginning of fall before you go to light any fire.

Clean Out Your Gutters

Your rain gutters are the first line of defense for your house when the storms come. You should clean them of any debris or nest that was gathered there in the last couple of months. It might also be a good idea to run some water through the gutters to make sure everything flows as it should.

Check the Foundation

As you walk around the home looking up at your roof and rain gutters make sure to look down at the foundation. Any cracks that have formed should be patched up to prevent water damage from seeping into your home.

Inspect Your Trees

The Department of water and power are out in full force trimming trees but they can get to every home. If you have tree branches that are close to power lines or hanging over your house, then you may want to consider bringing in professionals to trim those branches back.

Haul Away Rubbish

This is another job that can make a big difference around your house but doesn’t have to be done by you. Instead of renting a van and hiring day laborers, you can turn this task over the Junk King Orange County. These professional junk haulers have a lot of experience hauling away rubbish from homes, apartments, storage units and businesses. There two-man crew won’t have any problems loading up whatever it is you want to get rid of. Finish off your fall prep with a rubbish removal session from Junk King Orange County.