Quick Fall Tips For The Home

Following these quick tips will help ensure fewer home maintenance surprises and have you ready for any emergency that arises:


  • Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors; replace batteries
  • Clean and replace filters in your heating system
  • Test your garage door and grease tracks
  • Clear gutters of leaves and debris
  • Insulate pipes to protect them from freezing


  • Know where the following controls are located and how to turn them off:
  • Gas main shutoff
  • Main water shutoff
  • Water shutoff valve for toilets, faucets, and washing machine
  • Main electrical fuse/breaker box

Keep a wrench near the shutoff valves. Your home should have a fire extinguisher in the kitchen and garage.

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