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Routine Home Maintenance To Keep Your Home Beautiful For Years To Come

Routine Home Maintenance To Keep Your Home Beautiful For Years To Come

Like any other special item you’ve ever purchased, proper care and maintenance of your home are essential to extend its lifespan and maintain its condition.

A well-cared-for home can survive decades upon decades of wear. Meanwhile, a home that’s been neglected can show signs of aging faster, and issues that have gone by the wayside can start to compound and become costly.

To stay on top of caring for your home, we’ve created a simple checklist you can use. Follow these steps and you’ll enjoy a beautifully maintained home for years to come.

Pro Tip: We understand that changing air filters and cleaning your laundry vent are lackluster and totally unsexy tasks. Tasks that, therefore, you may not be excited to actually complete. So, it may be wise to sit down at the beginning of each month and actually schedule these items in your calendar ahead of time! Select a date and time to complete each task, and stick to the schedule. Trust us- once you’ve crossed these off your list, you’ll thank yourself for it!

SPRING:

  1. Replace air filters
  2. Pest control service.
  3. Prune trees and bushes and check landscaping irrigation for any leaks or blockages.
  4. Get air conditioner serviced to prepare for summer.
  5. Inspect your roof for any leaks and clear debris.
  6. Power wash the exterior of your home.
  7. Deep clean your home.

SUMMER:

  1. Replace air filters
  2. Pest control service.
  3. Clean out gutters of leaves and debris.
  4. Vacuum and clean vents – especially your dryer vent.
  5. Check under your sinks for any leaks.
  6. Seal windows and doors. Apply weather-strip to windows as needed. Replace window screens.
  7. Adjust irrigation for warmer temperatures.
  8. Deep clean your home.

FALL:

  1. Replace air filters
  2. Pest control service.
  3. Deep clean kitchen appliances.
  4. Drain your water heater.
  5. Adjust irrigation system for cooler temps.
  6. Clean fireplace and chimney.
  7. Shampoo carpets and wash floors.
  8. Deep clean your home.

WINTER:

  1. Replace air filters
  2. Pest control service.
  3. Change the direction of ceiling fans.
  4. Safety check- replace batteries of smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and security systems.
  5. Clear garbage disposal.
  6. Deep clean your home.

There you have it! Be sure to bookmark this blog post so you can reference it in the future, and we hope you found it helpful as you care for your home. If you’re looking to remodel or renovate your home, we’d love to help out. Yourson Contracting does everything from roof replacements to full kitchen remodels, home additions, and more! To get a quote or find out how we can help with your next home project, give us a call at (623)-582-4477 or fill out the Contact Us form here on our website

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