Ongoing, routine upkeep is important to ensure the house stays running.
While it may seem easier to put off tasks for a later date, checking off some smaller chores now can help avoid incidents or costly repairs later.
Amp up your home safety with the following quick tips:
1. Invest in light timers.
2. Clean the gutters.
3. Install carbon monoxide alarms.
4. Store valuables.
5. Establish a family emergency plan.