With summer in full swing, your thoughts probably are set on beach vacations and pool lounging. But the hot and humid temperatures also require homeowners to carve out some time for seasonal maintenance. Dave Perry-Miller & Associates have a few tips and reminders for taking care of your home this summer.
If you haven’t already had your roof checked this year by a roofing professional, the time to schedule the appointment is now. The inspector will assess the roof for loose tiles or potential cracks, and he can help with a plan to stop potential problems in their tracks. You can read more about roof maintenance on HGTV’s site.
Have you given the exterior walls, decking and patio areas a power wash? Experts recommend using a pressure washer to keep your home’s façade and outdoor areas clean. You can purchase or rent power washers, or hire a professional to do the job. Here are a few tips related to power washing.
With much of North Texas on a regulated watering schedule, most homeowners have adjusted their automatic sprinklers to run on their specific days and times. But there’s another step to sprinkler maintenance: Experts recommend running the system to check for leaks and broken heads, and to ensure the water is hitting the correct areas.
Assess the AC
The experts at HouseLogic recommend having a professional check out the air-conditioning unit. Even if it’s working properly one day, you may not have any indication of trouble. A triple-digit day is not the time to find out the unit needs to be repaired or replaced.
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