From kitchen countertops to dryer vents;
From pipelines to gutters;
From floor to ceiling.
Maintaining a home is a continuous process!
In gloomy summer weather, especially after COVID hit us, we are more home driven and more likely to stay indoors and stay in a more relaxed zone. Those hot months of the year are more of pool parties, family gatherings, beachy dates, and barbecue parties. But it isn't only about celebrations. When you have to take care of a property, an endless hassle goes along. People often get into house inspections to understand the areas of amendment needed.
The offset of winters brings tons of work to homeowners. The home demands a complete switch of everything, from shutting off all the winter wearables in the store to taking out light, comfy, and airy things. And when so much attention to detail is paid only to the decor and aesthetic factors, why should the property's health be lacking?
Today, let's catch up on some preventive measures that can help you prepare your home to face the summers while keeping you alert on the weak factors of your house. So, without further ado, let's get started!
A pleasant-looking house might not be a healthy one. When we say to look at the exteriors, it's not a generic view that is expected. You, as a homeowner, must have a keen eye to look over the walls, roof eaves, windows, and door trims. Rainy and snowy winters can leave flaking on the wall paint. Caulking around the exterior doors and windows is another common damage one tends to ignore. But we forget that this air gap could serve as water inlets and lead to severe water damage to the property. Checking out the fencing and patio furniture can help reseal or repaint the damages from the winter season. Trimming out the overgrown vegetation can help harbor rodents and mosquitoes that can lead to health complications.
Air Conditioning System
Summers call out for the reinstallation of the air conditioners. As homeowners, you must get your condenser unit inspected every summer season for damaged radiator fins. Furthermore, the air conditioners involve checking the evaporators, installing a t-switch, replacing air filters, and other things. These electrical checks are risky for a homeowner. Therefore, you must connect with a certified home inspector to hover over every detailed air conditioner segment and be assured of its condition.
Prep up your backyards for the summer get-togethers
Summer calls out for frequent get-togethers.
But we are sure you would prefer to avoid calling your friends over a clumsy backyard setting. So, it's the perfect time to clean and test your grill to ensure you have a good hamburger or hot dog for a meal. One must look for cracks, holes, and blockages to check the grill's safety.
Soffits and Fascia
Tiny ceilings extending past the walls are called the soffits, and fascia refers to the outer section above the soffits. Generally, such house extensions are made of wood; hence they are more prone to weather effects. Winter snows and rains can lead to the rotting of the wood. Also, this tiny-miny space allows squirrels and raccoons to penetrate your attic and walls.
This might drive you crazy!
When we say rooftops, it is evident that you will need help to get on the roof and start cleaning up the mess around. By checking out the rooftop as a preventive measure, we expect every homeowner to do a visual check and look for peeled edges, moss, or other unwanted wild vegetation. If so, you must contact a property snagging company that can help you with detailed information.
We hope we helped you with something like first-aid to make your home summer ready!
But if there are areas of your property you need help to hover over, the most trusted professional snagging company - GTA Inspectors, is just a click away. We can help your home get ready for the summer heat!
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