How to effectively prep your condo for fall!



It’s never easy to say goodbye to summer. As the days get shorter and the leaves start to change it’s a reminder that winter is just around the corner. But fall can be one of the nicest times of year, and it’s a good time to make some changes, especially around your condo.

The start of fall signifies impending change for a lot of people — school is starting and the new year is just a few months away. In order to be ready for the changes that are coming, I thought I’d come up with some tips to help you prepare your condo for the Fall season.


You might want to consider bringing in your patio furniture for the coming months. If you are going to keep your furniture outside, give it a good wipe down with warm, soapy water to get rid of the summer build up and think about purchasing some canvas covers to protect it from the outside.

Next you’ll want to deal with your plants. If you’ve been growing a balcony garden or keeping flowers all summer, now is a good time to trim them back, cover them up and bring them inside.

It’s good to remember that with the fluctuating temperature, things made of glass or ceramic can shatter in the cold so you’ll want to be sure that everything breakable is indoors.

Finally, make sure your drain is clean and free of debris and build up, and keep a hard bristled broom to keep the wet leaves or snow from piling up in front of your door.

As the temperature cools, the more clothes and blankets you’ll need to keep warm, so it’s time to find all the winter gear you’ve put away. This includes your winter coats, boots, gloves, scarves and so on.