Fall Home Projects

The fall is a great time to work on some household projects before the winter.  We compiled a list of some things you might want to consider to put on your fall to-do list. Especially in Minnesota, where the snow comes early in the season, these are some ideas of what to tackle first.

  • Clean your gutters before the freezing temperatures move in. Leaves and debris should be removed and allow water to move off surfaces into the gutters without obstruction.
  • Check your windows and doors for any gaping or loose seals. You can add a weather strip to prevent drafts or extra insulation.
  • Fall is a great time to clean any carpets. You can open the windows and let them dry quickly.
  • Power washing can be done as a preparation for the winter ahead. It will remove dirt, dust and can prevent mold.
  • While you are raking the leaves, don’t forget to add mulch to your gardens to insulate them through the winter months.

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For more ideas on home maintenance check out the lists below: https://www.bhg.com/home-improvement/advice/maintenance-repair/fall-home-projects/ & https://www.familyhandyman.com/list/15-best-projects-to-do-in-fall/

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