Spring Home Maintenance Tips
Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity for West Tennessee homeowners to perform some essential house maintenance tasks. Winter can be harsh on homes, and the arrival of warmer weather provides an ideal opportunity to address any damage or wear and tear caused by the cold weather.
Here are some tips for spring house maintenance:
Inspect the roof Winter weather can cause significant damage to your roof, so it’s essential to inspect it for any damage caused by snow, ice, or freezing temperatures. Look for missing or damaged shingles, cracks in the flashing, and any signs of leaks.
Clean gutters and downspouts Gutters and downspouts can become clogged with leaves, twigs, and other debris during the fall and winter months. Clean them out thoroughly to prevent water damage to your home's foundation.
Check windows and doors Inspect your windows and doors for any damage or leaks that may have occurred during the winter months. Look for cracks in the glass or frames, and make sure they are sealed properly to prevent air leaks.
Service your HVAC system Your HVAC system has worked hard during the winter months, so it’s essential to have it serviced to ensure it’s functioning correctly. Change air filters, clean the ducts, and have a professional inspect the system for any potential problems.
Clean the exterior Winter weather can leave your home's exterior looking dull and dirty. Pressure wash the siding, clean the windows, and clear away any debris that may have accumulated.
Prepare your lawn and garden Spring is the perfect time to start preparing your lawn and garden for the upcoming season. Rake up any leaves and debris, aerate the soil, and fertilize as necessary.
By taking the time to perform these essential spring maintenance tasks, you can help ensure your home is in good shape for the upcoming year. If you need help with any of these tasks, don’t hesitate to contact a professional. A little preventative maintenance now can save you time, money, and headaches down the road.
If suspect problem areas that need professional assessment and recommendations, call us at West Tennessee Restoration at (731) 660-9090 or (901) 395-3466.