End-of-Summer Outdoor Maintenance You Should Complete on Your Home

End-of-Summer Outdoor Maintenance You Should Complete on Your Home

The end of summer can come with sadness to see the season go, mixed with celebrations to soak up the last bit of it. You have probably spent a considerable amount of time outside enjoying nice weather. Before you get out the pumpkins and wait for the leaves to fall, there are some outdoor maintenance items you should take care of first.

End-of-Summer Outdoor Maintenance You Should Complete on Your Home: Check Weatherstripping

Before the weather turns colder, you want to make sure your house is properly insulated. This begins with checking your weatherstripping. At your windows, look for any leaks around the edges of the frames, and replace weatherstripping at these locations. Finding leaks around your door frame may be trickier. One easy way to check is to shine a flashlight at your door from outside, and have someone stand inside while you do this. If they see light coming in, you will know where around your door to replace weatherstripping. An important reason to check your weatherstripping is that it can save you up to 30 percent on your energy bill. 

Clean Your Roof

Another end-of-summer chore you should undertake is cleaning your roof. During the summer leaves, branches, and dirt have likely accumulated on your roof, especially if you live somewhere that experiences thunderstorms in the summer months. All of this debris can damage your roof. You should also clean your gutters. Rain and snow come in the fall and winter, so you want to make sure your gutters are clear. Blocked gutters are a common cause of roofing leaks.

End-of-Summer Outdoor Maintenance You Should Complete on Your Home: Prep Your Backyard 

Before the weather starts to turn, you should also make sure your backyard is in top shape. Cut your lawn, weed your garden, and prepare whatever you need to plant for the fall. If you have a swimming pool, decide when you are going to put away all of your pool accessories and put the cover on it. Sweep up patios and decks, and clean your outdoor patio furniture, washing cushion covers if you have them. If you plan to spend time at an outdoor fire pit in the fall, be sure to stock up on wood. 

After the end of summer parties and celebrations, it is tempting to just put the coolers away until next year and call it done. Taking some time to clean up and do minor repairs around your house first will keep your home and yard in good condition. That way you won’t have to worry once the temperature and leaves begin to drop.

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3
BEDS
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1,272
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Leeland Heights Subdivision
$199,700
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3
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$202,900
Single Family Home For Sale
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3
BEDS
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TOTAL BATHS
1,176
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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0.18
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LEE
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$21,900
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0.227
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LEE
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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0.425
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LEE
COUNTY
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Mirror Lakes Subdivision
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$229,700
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3
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,080
SQFT
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Leeland Heights Subdivision
$19,900
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0.346
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LEE
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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0.343
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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$199,990
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3
BEDS
2
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0.25
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LEE
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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0.25
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LEE
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
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0.46
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LEE
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0.241
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LEE
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Heitmans Subdivision
$21,700
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0.23
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LEE
COUNTY
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$20,700
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0.231
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LEE
COUNTY
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$33,700
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0.233
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LEE
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Buckingham Park Subdivision
$279,999
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6
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
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Lehigh Acres Subdivision
$33,700
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0.244
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LEE
COUNTY
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Buckingham Park Subdivision
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0.173
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LEE
COUNTY
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San Carlos Park Subdivision
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$68,700
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0.171
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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San Carlos Park Subdivision
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$154,990
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3
BEDS
1
TOTAL BATH
1,109
SQFT
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Franklin Park Subdivision
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Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,039
SQFT
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Yacht Club Colony Subdivision
$184,990
Multi-Family For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
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Evans Addition Subdivision
$169,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
2
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,436
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Twin Brooks Estates Subdivision
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0.321
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LEE
COUNTY
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Northwood Subdivision
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$38,700
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0.24
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LEE
COUNTY
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Gramac Subdivision
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0.674
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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North Fort Myers Subdivision
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0.37
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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Walsh Subdivision Subdivision
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$349,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,385
SQFT
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Edgewaters Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$38,700
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0.18
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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Ridgeway Subdivision
New Listing - a week online
$619,990
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,739
SQFT
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Cape Coral Subdivision
$49,700
Land For Sale
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0.344
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LEE
COUNTY
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Cape Coral Subdivision
$39,700
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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Cape Coral Subdivision
$39,700
Land For Sale
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0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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Cape Coral Subdivision
$49,700
Land For Sale
Active
0.356
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
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Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
$29,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.244
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2912 NE 2nd Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33909
Cape Coral Subdivision
$43,700
Land For Sale
Active
0.344
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2206 NW 1st St
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$29,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2244 NW 6th St
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Not Applicable Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$879,700
Land For Sale
Active
0.229
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
11689 Island Ave
Matlacha, FL 33993
Matlacha Subdivision
$9,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.2422
ACRES
CHARLOTTE
COUNTY
27215 Earthnut Dr
Punta Gorda, FL 33955
Tropical Gulf Acres Subdivision
$48,700
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
2022 NW 41st Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Cape Coral Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$35,900
Land For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3004 NW 41st Pl
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Not Applicable Subdivision
$47,000
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3005 NW 42nd Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Cape Coral Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$34,900
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
3737 NW 44th Ave
Cape Coral, FL 33993
Not Applicable Subdivision
Price Change - 6 days ago
$19,500
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
CHARLOTTE, FL
COUNTY
449 Crystal Avenue NW
Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Port Charlotte Sec 010 Subdivision
New Listing - 4 days online
$19,900
Land For Sale
Active
0.23
ACRES
SARASOTA, FL
COUNTY
Albatros Lane
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Port Charlotte Sub 12 Subdivision

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