MAY HOME UPDATES

Home Improvement

It's always a great idea to spread out your home maintenance in a month by month plan to be sure everything in your home is working properly!  

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For this month of May we recommend these steps:

• Check all decks, patios, porches, stairs and railings for loose members and deterioration.


• Check plumbing shut-off valves. Ensure that they turn off and on freely.


• Service your kitchen disposal by grinding several cups of ice cubes.


• Check vents, louvers and chimneys for bird nests and squirrels.


• Check your sprinkler system for leaky valves and exposed lines.


• Inspect your home's exterior siding for mildew. Scrub off as necessary.


• Check your air conditioning unit and have it serviced before summer temperatures arrive.

 

By taking preventative measures and making sure things in your home are in proper working condition on a month to month basis, you are able to plan better to replace/repair things before they break.