Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Tuesday Mar 23rd, 2021




Spring Home Maintenance Tips


It’s no surprise that our winters can be harsh, which can cause wear and tear on our homes.  Here's a list of the top 10 items to do around your home to get a kick start to spring and the warmer weather ahead.



1. Clean your Gutters and Downspouts

Lots of leaves and debris can get stuck in your gutters and downspouts. Clearing these out before the Spring rain comes is ideal to avoid overflow and backups.




2. Inspect your Roof

Winter can damage our roofs with the heavy snow and windy weather.  Take a look to see if there is any noticeable damage and if you can see any shingles lifting or missing.  Be sure to make any repairs if necessary.




3.Clean your Deck and Porch Spaces

Give your decks and porch spaces a good clean to wash away any dust or debris.




4. Clean Your Windows and Check for any Needed Repairs

Giving your windows a nice clean will help refresh your home. Also, walking around and looking to see if any damage has occurred. Make any repairs if necessary.




5. Check your Foundations for any Cracks

Take a walk around your home to look for any cracks in your foundation. This is great for prevention control. If there is any noticeable damage, ensure to repair accordingly.




6. Do any Exterior Paint Touch Ups

Get out the paintbrush and touch up any exterior chipped paint you find around your home.




7. Inspect your Chimney

Take a look to see if there is any damage to your chimney. You want to prevent any possible future damage if possible.




8. Check your Furnace and A/C Unit

Have your furnace and A/C unit inspected and cleaned by a professional. This is key in helping these items prolong their life expectancy.




9. Check Outdoor Lights & Faucets

Take a look around to ensure everything is working correctly and that there are no water leaks.




10. Refresh your Indoors

Spring is the perfect time to do a good deep clean of your home. Be sure to let the fresh air in and allowing your home to breathe.


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