To-Dos: Your September Home Checklist

Prep your home for cooler weather with these tasks to do in an hour, over a weekend and during the month.

Things to Check Off Your List in an Hour or Less
1. Cozy up with warm layers.
2. Order firewood.
3. Check safety devices.
4. Set up a homework or project area. 
Tackle These Tasks Over a Weekend
5. Clean leather furniture.
6. Remove window AC units.
7. Add weatherstripping.
8. Freshen up your fall wardrobe.
9. Inspect the roof and gutters.
Maintenance and Extras to Budget for This Month
10. Schedule chimney and furnace maintenance.
11. Maintain the washer and dryer. 
12. Consider beefing up insulation.