Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For July:
General walk through: Trim shrubs and weed gardens, check for disconnected downspout extensions.
Check/add salt to water softener. Check smoke and fire alarms.
Change/clean air filter in furnace if using central air.
Caulk cracks and reseal asphalt driveway, if applicable.
Run drain cleaner through all drain lines and consider having the main sewer line professionally cleaned if drains begin to drain slower. Have septic tank pumped and add treatment, if applicable.
Check windows and doors for proper function and locking. Maintain where necessary.
Check exterior caulking around windows, doors and the sill plate where the house meets the foundation. Clean and re-caulk where necessary.
July is the perfect time for major outdoor projects. If you’ve been thinking about building a new deck, check out today’s video from the Today’s Home Remodeler TV series with remodeling consultant Andy Lindus from Lindus Construction.
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