Oasis Realty Brokerage, Ottawa Real Estate
Gord McCormick Ottawa, ON K2S0H6
Phone: 613-435-4692 Mobile: 613-371-9691
 

 

20 Things to do Outdoors this Fall to Prep for a Spring Sale
 
 
 
  1. exterior painting or staining: fences, decks, siding, window trim, spas, shed, outdoor furniture, gazebo, pergola
  2. plant new spring bulbs for colour if selling in April or May
  3. clean windows and siding, re-caulk where necessary
  4. lawns: aerate, fertilize, re-sod, apply corn gluten or nematodes
  5. patch and seal driveway
  6. clean gutters
  7. trim hedges, shrubs and perennials
  8. thin out gardens and mulch, water well before winter
  9. call lawn or garden professionals if required
  10. edge lawns and gardens to save time in the spring
  11. tidy up your garden shed and dispose of unnecessary items
  12. check your roof shingles, flashing and chimney
  13. remove all fallen leaves on a timely basis
  14. tidy up garage and dispose of unnecessary items
  15. have a garage sale, if appropriate…you’ll be too busy in Spring!
  16. finish any unfinished outdoor projects now!
  17. check and repair or replace any broken, stained or weathered patio stones or interlock. Re-seal, if appropriate.
  18. transplant or replace any perennials or shrubs that are past their former glory
  19. get any outdoor tools and equipment serviced now, so you don’t have to worry about it in the spring.
  20. contract outdoor professionals for quotes and do whatever jobs possible now, particularly if you are planning some significant work which is necessary to enhance marketability.