Autumn is less than a month away! As the leaves begin to change, and the air becomes crisp, it is time to start thinking about the tasks that go along with preparing your home for the upcoming cool seasons. Generally, contractors have fewer projects in the fall, making it easier to find help in a reasonable amount of time for larger projects.

The cooler temperatures make it comfortable to work outside. It is recommended to freshen up the paint on your front door. This can be completed quickly and once completed, will make your home stand out from the rest. Also, you might want to consider touching up chipped paint on your home’s exterior if the exterior paint is in good condition power-wash the entire exterior. This will make your home look brand new and more desirable if you are thinking about selling your home.

When completing outdoor projects, assess the condition of your roof. A roof that is in good condition will help save on energy costs year-round! Home improvements can be costly, but if smaller tasks are completed seasonally, then there is a good chance that you can avoid an unexpected major repair. Saving costs on major repairs because of regular home maintenance can result in a well- deserved family vacation.