Top 5 proven home maintenance tips during the summer time

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Are you a homeowner? Then you should probably know how important it is to keep up with regular home maintenance to ensure your property stays in its best shape. In this article we would like to explore and highlight some significant home maintenance tips to guarantee you are ready for the summer season and keep your property looking great for years to come. Let’s quickly review our top five! 

Examine Your Fence

Your fence is an important part of your property that not only provides privacy but also adds to the overall aesthetic. Just a simple examination of your fence can help you identify any areas that may need repair or replacement and prevent further deterioration. Look for loose boards, rusty hinges, re-staining, or signs of rot, and make sure to address any issues as soon as possible. 

Paint & Touch-Ups

Next up is painting. Painting your home’s exterior is an easy and proven way to give your property a fresh new look and improve the value of your home. Also, painting the exterior of your home can be beneficial for many reasons, including that it protects your home from pest infestation and harsh winter weather as well as preserves your siding by adding an extra layer to it. As you may know, a home’s interior and exterior paint fades, and renewing it would definitely give your home a new look. If you decide to hire our experienced technicians, make sure to book up quickly as the summer goes on. Just imagine how much better your home will look with a fresh coat of paint! 

Power Wash the Outside 

As we were just speaking of your home exterior, we would also like to mention that power washing your home if done properly may be highly beneficial for several reasons. It may prevent buildup and pests by removing mold from your siding, which would lead to a cleaner home with an increased siding lifetime. With that, a good idea would also be to power wash the outside and around your home areas like driveways and decks – a simple and effective way to remove dirt, grime, and debris from your home’s exterior and instantly make the area more appealing. 

Inspect Your Attic 

Another important home maintenance tip is your attic inspection. This is an often-overlooked area. However, if checked on a regular basis, it can help you prevent leaks, pests, insects, insulation issues and other possible damage. If you happen to notice any destruction in your attic, make sure to provide proper maintenance to ensure your home is warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Whether you decide to hire our professional for a checkup or any fixes, we would guarantee high quality work. 

Maintain a Deck

Renovating your deck is always a great way to improve your home’s value and appeal. If your deck is looking tired, worn out or there is a presence of any mildew or loose boards, consider replacing the boards or adding a fresh coat of stain or paint. This is an easy way to convert your deck into a relaxing and inviting space.  

In conclusion, regular home maintenance is essential for keeping your property in top condition. From examining your fence to renovating your deck, there are many easy and proven ways to improve your home’s look and function. By following these simple tips, you can help ensure that your home looks great and retains its value for years to come. Contact ArtCraft Construction and Home Repairs for a free estimate and a professional to help assist with your upcoming project.

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