Home Repair and Maintenance Checklist Anyone Can Do

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Home repair doesn’t have to be hard. The important thing to remember is that once you have a home improvement plan, it will save you a lot of money in the long run in terms of repairs. Here are a few things that you can easily attend to:

Faucets:  This too is mainly attributed to worn-out washers. Replace them without delay. Not only do leaky faucets look bad they also increase your water bill by 10%. Get that taken care of ASAP. Repairing the faucet will make your home repair a big difference.

Washing Machine: Inspect the washer supply hose to the washing machine for leaks. Ideally, these should be replaced every 3 years if they are made of plastic. Replace rusty metal ends of the water-supply lines without delay.

Water Heater: These appliances need regular maintenance that will improve their performance and longevity. Sedimentation in the water tends to accumulate at the bottom of the water heater. Clean out the inside surface of the heater at least once a year.

Air Conditioning: We all want to stay cool in the hot summer season but these appliances have to be maintained on a regular basis, simply because they are used right around the year. Not working on your AC is not proper home repair.

Painting: Exterior paint can deteriorate, as it has to withstand the elements. If you find that it had become patchy or is peeling off at certain points, get a handyman to come and re-touch the paint for you.

Garden: Make sure you take care of your landscape. Trimming your plants and keeping your grass cut will make your property look cleaner. Once you are done with your landscape go ahead and clean all the cut grass, branches, dry leaves, and other plants.

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Keeping your home maintained well will save you a lot of money. It will protect the existing structure and enhance the longevity of electronic equipment and appliances in your home. It will also help in making your home more energy-efficient and you end up saving money on utility bills too.