As the weather is getting colder and the snow melted it is time to finish those outside projects before the next nor'easter. As there is now early morning frost on the cars outside the sooner you start, the easier it will be. Paying attention to basic home maintenance responsibilities will protect your investment. As projects vary from home to home, you may wish to add or subtract items from the monthly list depending on where you live.
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- Clean downspouts and gutters to remove leaves, branches and other debris
- Finish Leave Pickup before town leaf pick-up day if your town will have one
- Make sure shovels, windshield wipers and snow blowers are gased up in working order.
Insulate pipes in your home's crawl spaces and attic.
Check supply of electrical fuses, breakers, candles, flashlights and batteries.
Remove birds' nests from chimney flues and outdoor electrical fixtures.
Inspect exterior lighting at walkways and entrances for safety.
Check for any loosely hanging branches on or over your property and near your wires