Uncategorized July 18, 2019

Home Update: Little tasks that prevent big problems


Summer is a great time to catch up on a few home maintenance tasks.  When you maintain your house regularly this helps prevent big problems in the future as well as save you money!

Easy Summer house maintenance tasks:

  • Clean roof if needed:

Clean roof by spraying moss and algae killer on the roof and then in a couple of days spraying off the moss with a hose. NEVER PRESSURE WASH A ROOF! (Don’t forget to clean the gutters after this)

  • Use pressure washer to remove moss from sidewalks, driveways, decks, patios:

If you do not own one, borrow from a neighbor or rent one from local hardware store

  • Have furnace serviced

Summer is cheapest time of the year to get your furnace maintained and you know it will be ready when the time comes to use it!

  • Inspect for plants and bushes on fences and siding of house

Stake or tie back plants away from house and fences to prevent rot- this little task can save LOTS of money and headache in the future

  • Seal your deck if needed

Spray water over your deck- if it beads the sealer is sound.  If the water soaks in- it needs to be re-sealed.  Sealing a deck and fence increases the longevity by protecting it from sun and water


Let me know if you want monthly tips on how to maintain and update your home and we can add you to our list to receive our Home Update Brochure!