12 Jul Summer Home Maintenance Tips
Summer is here and it is time to get some chores done around the house! Putting in a little elbow grease towards your home goes a long way towards future house upkeep. Follow these summer maintenance tips that will keep your place looking sparkly clean all year round:
Wash Your Windows
Wash the interior and exterior of all your windows to let in light and maximize visibility. Having squeaky clean windows is something people can see from the outside and the inside of your house.
Check All Your Windows for Leaks
Re-caulk the seals on all the doors and windows. Doing this can increase your homes energy efficiency.
Clean Your Dryer Vent and Exhaust Duct
Remove any clogged lint and dust from your dryer vent. This practice can help prevent house fires.
Get rid of any dust, dirt, or mold off the siding or bricks that can make your home’s exterior look dirty.
Repair and Repaint
Fix any chipped, cracked, or faded exterior paint to protect your home from further damages from the elements. It also makes the home look more fresh and new rather than run down.
Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts
Clean and debris from your home’s Gutters and downspouts. This debris can often appear after summer storms and high winds.
Clean Your Outdoor Grill
Thoroughly clean your grill to make it ready for summer barbequing.
Get Your Roof Inspected
Make your roof last as long as possible by having it checked for loose shingles or other danages and scheduling any required repairs with a qualified professional
Care for Your Greenery
Inspect your plants and landscaping. get rid of any weeds, overgrowth, or dead plants. Freshen up areas by adding new plants where wanted.
Inspect Your Deck or Porch
Check outdoor spaces for any necessary upkeep- such as applying sealant or stain, or fixing loose boards.