A Quick Home Maintenance Checklist for Spring

If you own a home, you know how important it is to perform regular maintenance on all major components, such as your roof, furnace, windows, etc. Spring and fall are ideal for going through your checklist to make sure that your home is ready for the upcoming season. An inspection on the outside of your home may alert you to problems such as siding or stucco repair. For these types of problems, you’ll need to contact your stucco and siding company in West Chester PA, or your local area. There are several other things you should inspect as well, both inside and out. Here are a few things you should have on your list.

*Furnace: Change your furnace filters and consider getting your ducts cleaned. Call your furnace company to perform an inspection to ensure all is working properly.

*Windows: If your windows are more than 15 years old, consider replacing them. Otherwise, check that they seal correctly; they may need to be professionally cleaned from the outside. You can also consider having them painted depending on the type of windows you have.

*Roof: Check for leaks and have it repaired if you notice problems. If your roof is older than 10 years, consider having it replaced.

*Eaves Troughs: Ensure they are facing away from your home so water doesn’t seep into your basement.

*Smoke Alarms/Carbon monoxide detectors: Check the batteries and test your smoke alarms at least twice a year.

*Exterior stucco/siding: If you notice chips or chunks out of your stucco, it needs to be repaired immediately. Similarly, buckled, missing or loose siding pieces need to be repaired or replaced ASAP.

Your stucco and siding company in West Chester PA can help restore your home’s exterior to look like new again. They will work with your budget to customize a plan that works for you.

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