Being a homeowner means that you have some extra responsibilities to deal with when it comes to seasonal changes. As we enter into the middle of winter and head towards the spring season, it’s important to think about getting your home ready for spring.
Today I’m featuring some maintenance tips to get your home ready for spring…
Outdoor maintenance tips to get your home ready for Spring
Scrub The Walls
If it’s still too cold to get outside and do some outdoor home maintenance for the spring season, you can certainly keep busy inside. Scrub down your walls. Remove all electrical outlets to wash them. Lastly, scrub the baseboards in all rooms of your home. Use warm soapy water to get these parts of your home clean, just be sure you dry the outlet covers completely before placing them back on the outlets.
Clear the Gutters
If it’s warmed up enough outside, which probably won’t happen until later in the winter season, you can clear out your gutters. It’s best to have your gutters all cleared out by the time the spring rain season arrives so that the water will be led away from your home. Clearing the gutters is something you can do yourself or hire a professional to do this when the temperatures are a little warmer outside.
Springtime is an ideal time for land clearing in your garden or backyard, as this process involves clearing away any unnecessary vegetation, dead leaves or overgrown bushes that have accumulated throughout winter. Land clearing not only has aesthetic value, but is also beneficial in terms of safety; by eliminating potential breeding grounds for pests and decreasing fire hazards. You can complete this task yourself using basic gardening tools like rakes, pruning shears and lawn waste bags; however for larger areas or those involving trees removal you might consider hiring professional services like Dose land clearing to ensure it gets done safely and efficiently.
Have a look around your home at air filters, water filters and any other filter systems that you may have on your home. Be sure that all of the filters are replaced if they appear dirty or worn out. This is a good practice to get into for spring cleaning season so that you have your air filters and water system running efficiently all year round. If you’re uncertain how to replace your filters then you can hire a professional or research how to do this on YouTube.
Wash the Windows
There’s nothing worse than having the beautiful spring season arrive and you can’t see out your windows. The winter season can do some major damage to the view from all windows in your home. Take a glass cleaner and wash every window inside of your home. When it warms up outside, do the same cleaning process to the outer portion of your window. If you have windows that fold in to clean both sides, then take full advantage of that and get both sides clean at once.
There you have it, a handful of maintenance tips to get your home ready for spring. There are many things you can do to prepare your house for the spring season, while most are involved inside, when the winter weather subsides for a warmer day, you can get outdoors to start preparing your yard and driveway for the spring season too.