6 Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Keeping your home in great condition not only keeps you a happy person, but it helps maintain the value of your home! Here’s a few recommendations on what you can do this summer to keep your home in tip-top condition:

Keep it green: Harsh summer heat can up Summer-Home-Maintenance-Tip-2014the ante when it comes to caring for your lawn. Make sure to keep it watered and fertilized!

Fire it up: Get a head start for the upcoming winter and clean out your wood- burning fireplace and chimney. You’ll have one less winter task to attend to!

Carpet care: Now’s the perfect time to have your carpets professionally cleaned, which will protect your carpet and make it last even longer. Want to save a few bucks? Rent a quality carpet cleaner and do it yourself!

Touch-ups: Inspect your home—inside and out—and touch up any paint where necessary. This can be done quickly and easily, and will prevent future peeling!

Lock and key: Check all of the locks on your windows and doors and ensure that everything is working properly. Being proactive about safety is always a smart move!

Oil it: Anything squeaking? Add a squirt of WD-40 or similar product to door, cabinet and window hinges to keep them in top repair.


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