Important Summer Home Maintenance Projects Every Homeowner Must Do
The summer season is officially here. Time for summer vacations, outdoor exploration and fun activities to beat the summer heat. But before you go out there and enjoy the outdoors, make sure that your house is already at its tip top shape and ready to brace the summertime weather.
Below are some home improvement and maintenance projects that you should prioritize this summer.
Roof repair and maintenance
Your roof took a lot of beating from the harsh cold weather of winter season. This summer, take some time to inspect it and look out for possible damages that needs immediate repair. Check for cracks or holes and if the damage is beyond your skills, then you should call the pros for help.
Summertime is the best time for roof replacements as well so if you are thinking about giving your roof a face lift, now is the perfect time to do it!
Although there’s a low chance of rainfall this summer season, it’s best if you can clear your gutter from any kind of debris brought by the winter season. This way, you can inspect it thoroughly and check if there are damages that needs immediate repair. Look out for those signs of water leaks (stains) and fix the root cause of it. Make sure that there’s no stagnant water in or around it to avoid giving insects, mold or fungi the breeding ground that they need.
Windows and doors maintenance
Doors and windows must be properly inspected as well this summer. Check your window and door screens for possible damages that needs immediate repair. Speaking of screens, take some time this summer season to thoroughly clean them to fully remove stubborn dirt and stains. Window and door glasses can be effectively cleaned as well while the weather season is at its peak. While at it, you can also start checking for gaps or problems with its insulation.
These maintenance and improvement projects are pretty basic and easy to do. It won’t take you more than a day to do them all (as long as the problem is not that big). Before you go out and take your much needed summer vacation, tackle them first so that once you come home, all you need to do is relax inside your abode.
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Ron is the webmaster of Houses for rent in Michigan website and Apartments-For-Rent-In-Michigan.Com. He frequently writes great tips and awesome advice for home owners, tenants and landlords. You can visit this blog for more information.
These are great reminders- thanks for sharing!