Check & Clear all of your gutters – As the Auckland still gets rain over the summer months, so having clean & clear gutters means that the water from your roof is carried easily away from your roof. Also check for any damage or leaks to your roof as well. If you are working off a ladder, follow steps to ensure your safety, more tips for working from a ladder can be found here https://www.sitesafe.org.nz/guides–resources/Safety-Blog/ladders/
Hot Water Cylinder nudge the lever of the temperature/pressure relief valve to keep it moveable
Get your flue cleaned – for those with a fireplace, getting the flue cleaned and cleaning your fireplace is essential to an efficient and clean working fireplace ready for use over the winter months.
Garden Maintenance Prune back any trees or shrubs and plant any seeds or bulbs
Check your smoke detector A great time to do this is aligning it to Daylight Savings
Check your window and door seals In preparation for winter make sure all of your windows and doors are closing properly. Clear out any drainage channels and holes.
Think about any internal renovations you might to undertake as Winter is a great time to do some interior work. Get in touch if you want some ideas to refresh your home over the winter months.
For a more comprehensive maintenance list refer to https://www.maintainingmyhome.org.nz/assets/Charter/MYH-table-Maintenance-schedule2.pdf
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