by Frank Griffin
With fall already in full swing, here are some steps you can take to
get the interior and exterior of your home ready.
This time of year also brings with it a busy social calendar. If you
make the necessary preparations, you will be able to deal with the
goblins of Halloween and the family and friends coming for
Fertilize your lawn in the fall, it promotes growth and protects it
when winter arrives. And when spring gets here, it will turn green
faster. Additionally, you can plant the right type of greenery to
withstand fall temperatures.
You can do this yourself by going to your local landscaping and garden
center or call a professional.
(http://www.woernerlandscape.com/locations/birmingham) or Lawn Love
(https://lawnlove.com/) here in Birmingham are two options.
Checking your gutters is also a great idea. Clogged gutters are
responsible for a lot of damage. My Clean Gutters
(http://www.mycleangutters.com/) can help you in this effort.
Gazebos, Grills and Furniture
Having the right type of exterior furniture, grills and gazebos will
make any social event in the fall memorable. Halloween and
Thanksgiving are around the corner, and Absco Fireplace & Patio
(https://www.abscoonline.com/) has everything you need to make your
exterior as comfortable as the inside of your home.
Service Your HVAC
While your air conditioner has been keeping you cool during the
summer, it is now time to get your heater checked out. Check your
thermostat and filter, as well as all of the ducts to make sure they
are clean and unobstructed.
If you are not a DIYer, you can check out Standard Heating and Air
While on the topic of heating, make sure to inspect and clean your
chimney. BJS Chimney Service (http://bjschimneyservice.com/) is a
business with comprehensive services.
Some of the other things you should do around your home include
checking your roof, test smoke and CO monitors, inspect the
weather-stripping, make sure fire extinguishers are working, and clean
If you make getting ready for fall a habit, you will have a much
easier time entertaining and dealing with whatever Mother Nature might
throw at you.