Here is a checklist to help target the areas of the home that need maintenance before spring arrives.
Salt Lake City, UT -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/15/2017 --After a cold, dark winter, the bright sun and warm winds of spring are a breath of fresh air. The only problem is all that sunshine highlights the leaf-filled gutters, cracked sidewalks and dead plants in last year's flower beds. Here is a checklist from hgtv.com to help target the areas of the home that need maintenance before spring arrives.
Inspect Roof Shingles
Take a look at the roof shingles to see if any were lost or damaged during winter. The summer sun can really damage roof shingles. Shingles that are cracked, buckled, loose or are missing granules should be replaced. Flashing around plumbing vents, skylights and chimneys should be checked and repaired by a qualified roofer.
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Check Wood Trim
Use a screwdriver to probe the wood trim around windows, doors, railings and decks. Spring rains can do quite a bit of damage to the exposed wood so make repairs now before the damage is done. A Husky screwdriver set is on sale now at Home Depot for just $7.97,
Examine the Gutters
Check for loose or leaky gutters. Improper drainage can lead to water in the basement or crawl space. Make sure downspouts drain away from the foundation and are clear of debris.
Examine the Chimney
Examine the exterior of the chimney for signs of damage. Have the flue cleaned and inspected by a certified chimney sweep.
Check Outside Faucets
Inspect outside hose faucets for freeze damage. Turn the water on and place a finger over the opening. If water flow can be stopped, it is likely a sign the pipe inside the home is damaged and will need to be replaced.
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