Make Summer Maintenance Simple With This Handy Checklist
In summer, it’s easy to take a relaxed approach to everything—even home maintenance. So start tackling your summer home maintenance today. Our checklist makes it simple.
Naturally, you may not want to spend a large chunk of your free time this summer doing home maintenance. But you don’t want to put it off till it’s too late either. Below is a list of common items to consider. Decide which are priorities for you and tackle those first. Then divvy up the responsibilities or hire professionals to make the best use of your time.
Grilling and Fire Protection
Grilling, fire pits and bonfires are all favorites during the summer months — who doesn’t love roasting marshmallows after a fun day in the pool or on the lake? Keep in mind, though, that these can be dangerous if not handled properly.
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The Best Way to Clean Gutters
When gutters fill with leaves, sticks and other debris, this can cause clogs and result in water creeping under the roof and sometimes, into the foundation. Clogged gutters can also lead to ice dams in the winter.
What to Do About Cracks in a Concrete Driveway
While concrete is certainly one of the most durable construction materials around, over time it can develop cracks and other types of problems. For the most part, fixing driveway cracks is a relatively simple do-it-yourself project.
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A Homeowner’s Guide to Smoke Damage Restoration
If you experience a fire, you may focus on the damage caused directly by the flames. However, some of the worst damage after fires comes from soot and smoke. These insidious threats can linger well after you clean up or restore any burned items.
In this blog, we guide you through the dangers of and restoration from smoke damage in your home.