Quick Guide: Summer Home Maintenance

Now that we're enjoying longer days and pleasantly hot temperatures, it's time to get a little work done around the house. These are a collection of tasks you will want to take on while the summer is still around:



  • INSPECT FOUNDATION - Repair any cracks that require attention


  • WASH WINDOWS - Make sure to get any cobwebs


  • CHECK FOR LEAKS - Look at your hoses & faucets, wrap with waterproof tape if needed


  • CHECK ROOF FOR DAMAGE - Look for damage, contact a pro if work is needed


  • GET OUT THE POWER WASHER - Blast away the moss off your siding & sidewalks


  • FRESHEN UP YOUR PAINT - Nows the time to take care of worn paint on decks, siding & railings


  • CHECK DETECTORS - Make sure that your smoke & carbon monoxide alarms are working


  • INSPECT AIR CONDITIONER - Take out the filter and make sure it is fresh & clean


  • SPRUCE UP YOUR BBQ - Get out all the excess ash, grease and residue for safer grilling

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