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Best maintenance

  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>Much easier to repair in the fall than the winter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All can be done yourself </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All about saving money and getting your home for the winter, no matter where you live! </li></ul></ul>Top 7 Fall Home Improvement/Maintenance Projects
  2. 2. Key Step #1 Check your Heating System <ul><ul><li>Check Thermostat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make sure it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cheaper to repair in the fall then the winter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run Heat at full blast all Day (Makes for a Fun Day). Though it easier to find out now then later </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Key Step #2 Fireplace & Chimney <ul><ul><li>Do you have bird nest or raccoons living in it? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check Chimney Cap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider a Chimney Sweek (Cost around $200-$400 bucks) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can prevent fires </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Key Step #3 Gutter Cleaning <ul><ul><li>This is easy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Just a latter and some gloves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I like doing this now because I use a hose to wash out the gunk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: You might want to hire a neighbor boy, just remember if it falls and hurts himself there is a good chance your home owner insurance is paying the bill! </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Key Step #4 Pipes <ul><ul><li>Insulate Exterior Pipes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can buy the insulation at Lowes or Home Depot, or any hardware store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom sizes, very easy to installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nothing worse then no water I the winter with a huge plumbing bill. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Key Step #5 Doors <ul><ul><li>Who would of though? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weather Stripping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple & Easy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saves big bucks, you lose more air out of doors then most any other area </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Key Step #6 Leaky Roof <ul><ul><li>Do it now, when you can </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leaks turn into mold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mold is the worst thing to happen to your home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fix it while it small </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Like putting a finger in the dam, and saving your home </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Key Step #7 Window Check <ul><ul><li>Check and make sure the caulk is holding up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are then sealing tightly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do they lock tight? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Patch at rot, saves the bucks now. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Why are we providing this information at No Cost? . We want to make sure you get a GOOD deal no matter who you work with as your Realtor. <ul><ul><li>I thought to myself… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ IF I get this information into the marketplace, everybody wins!” </li></ul></ul>Though don’t forget, selling homes is our passion and how we pay our bills. So if you would like help in buying a foreclosure give us a call .