Lounging by the pool may be on
your schedule this summer, but save a little time for
your home. Relax with the knowledge that your house is
ready for summer by taking care of these chores.
1.Trim around outdoor HVAC units. Grass and weeds
growing around the units can affect their
efficiency and could even cause expensive
2.Inspect your decks. If the wood is beginning to
show its age, summer can be a good time to apply
a coat of stain or sealant. Take the time to tap down
any protruding nails and sand any rough areas to
ensure safety throughout the seasons.
3.Check siding. Warm weather is ideal for pressure
washing vinyl or fiber cement siding. Pay close
attention to each piece of siding as you clean it,
looking for cracks, soft spots and any other signs
4.Inspect foundation and crawlspace. Look for
cracks that may need repair. Check the
crawlspace right after a heavy rain to make sure
there’s no water getting in there.
5.Test lawn irrigation system. If you have an
underground lawn irrigation system, leaks in the
pipes or connections can cause your water bills to
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