There are always a number of tasks for homeowners to complete to properly maintain their home. Some of those chores are seasonal, and some are constant. Here’s a summer maintenance checklist from one neighbour to another!
Air Conditioning Tune-Up
During the hot summer heat, it’s important to stay cool. To prevent unwanted problems, a regular inspection is a smart idea. This will save money in the future. Also, if your AC is running efficiently, your energy bills will be much lower. Experts advice changing out air filters once a month when using your unit everyday.
Check Your Roof
Roof inspections are simple to perform, but safest is done by a professional. The best time to do so is before and after a rainy season. This will often prevent water damage and leaks.
Prevent clogged gutters and pesky leaks by cleaning your gutters. This particular chore she be performed every season, but during the summer and fall is most crucial.
If you don’t want your energy bills to skyrocket during the summer, check your window to make sure the hot air isn’t entering. Routinely check the sealants by ensuring both the inside and the outside are completely sealed. If you find any open areas, caulking is a quick fix.
Exterior Pressure Wash
During the summer, it’s likely you’re spending some free time outside. Keep your home looking fresh and spotless with a quick power wash! This process will help remove concrete stains, dirt and mildew. You’ll be surprised what a difference this makes!