Procrastinator’s Guide on Fall Prep

Winter is about a month away, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to take care of your home maintenance and winterization tasks for the Fall. Check out our Procrastinator’s Guide on Fall Prep Infographic below.

Procrastinator's Guide on Fall Prep | Built by Parr Lumber

Procrastinator’s Guide on Fall Prep

  • Remove leaves or debris from the gutters and drain pipes to prevent flooding
  • Clean, dry and store patio furniture to protect it from the elements
  • Check the windows and doors for cracks and seal with caulking or weather stripping if necessary
  • Schedule an appointment with a professional to inspect your furnace before first time usage to prevent a potential fire-hazard
  • Check that your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are working properly — replace batteries if necessary
  • Cover any vents and openings to prevent unwanted visitors from moving in
  • Stock up on the necessities — batteries, ice melt, bottled water, canned food, candles, medicine, dog/cat food, etc
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