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Top 9 maintenance tips to prepare your home for a cosy winter

Posted on May 19th, 2022 in Resources by Elisa

It's important to get ahead of the winter weather and make sure your home is ready to handle the cold to come. A bit of preventative maintenance can help avoid any winter-related disasters. Here’s a list of our top 9 maintenance tips to set you up for a cosy and pleasant winter season.

  1. Check batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  2. Remove debris and leaves from gutters and drains.
  3. Maintain trees – dry, brittle branches are more prone to breaking.
  4. Replace any cracked or loose windows.
  5. Clear out any rodent infestations.
  6. Caulk any gaps in flooring and frames that may cause a draft.
  7. Service gas heater and air conditioner.
  8. Chimney sweep your fireplace.
  9. Clean bathroom and laundry exhaust vents.


Would you prefer a professional to look after maintenance for you? Get in touch with our Concierge team and we will connect you with the right tradesperson for your needs.