Essential preparations in closing your seasonal home


TAVARES, Fla. —The University of Florida/IFAS Extension Lake and Sumter counties will provide a free educational program to help teach you to close your seasonal home for optimal health and safety of your property.

The virtual program will take place twice — March 2, 2021 from 2-4 p.m. and March 10, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon., giving viewers two times to learn the topic.

The two-hour online program will cover “Keeping Your Home Safe Inside and Out.”

Learn about how to prevent mold and mildew from forming, so you can protect your health. Extension agents will also give you best practices in preparing the inside of your home, including tips for common appliances.

Get the outside of your home ready by learning how to prepare your yard and landscaping. In addition, keep your home safe by guidance provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. This program will include knowledge and step-by-step guidance to make sure your home is ready for your time away.

To register please visit the UF/IFAS Extension Lake County website and click upcoming events.

The mission of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is to develop knowledge relevant to agricultural, human and natural resources and to make that knowledge available to sustain and enhance the quality of human life. With offices in each of Florida’s 67 counties, UF/IFAS Extension works to bring science-based solutions to the state’s agricultural and natural resources industries, and all Florida residents. | @UF_IFAS

By: Lori Johnson, family and consumer sciences agent, 352-343-4101,





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Posted: February 18, 2021

Category: Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Landscaping, Lori Johnson, Mildew, Property, Safety, Seasonal Homes, UF/IFAS Extension Lake County, UF/IFAS Extension Sumter County, Yards

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