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Top 10 Spring Maintenance Items to Perform

We’ve had an unusual winter this year with Fayetteville seeing more storms than usual. This might have left your home with a few things that need updated or repaired. Now is the time to start making plans for those “honey-do” lists.

  • And, if you are planning on buying or selling your house this season, it’s especially important to make sure you check these 10 maintenance items off of your list.
  • Gutters - Pull leaves and debris out of the gutters, run a hose on the roof and check if there are any leaks that need to be fixed

  • Siding - Power wash vinyl siding to prevent mold from forming. If you have wood siding, there may be areas that need a paint touch-up!

  • Door Screens - Check screens for holes and replace them if necessary. Clean windows inside and out. Let buyers focus on the view!

  • Water Heater - Lubricate the circulating pump and motor. If you are not familiar with these parts, you may want to call in a professional like us for maintenance

  • Roof - Inspect the roof for any missing, loose or damaged shingles that need to be replaced.
  • Deck or Porch - Check the deck or porch to see if they need to be weather treated or re-stained. Check railings for sturdiness and adjust if needed.

  • Sprinkler System - Replace or fix any valves that are leaking or not working.

  • Landscaping - First impressions are important. Whether you do it yourself, or call in a pro, make sure to trim any overgrown plants and remove weeds. Don’t forget to add a pop of color with seasonal flowers!

  • Foundation - Check floors, concrete and walls for any cracking or deterioration. If needed, call a foundation professional who can help.

  • Inspect the caulking around the base of the shower and sinks. If it is deteriorating, scrape it out and replace it. You don’t want to have to worry about water getting through the shower or sink.
  • Call your HVAC specialist for a spring checkup before the summer AC season starts. (Like how we slid that in here?)

If you need help with any of the plumbing/HVAC issues, let us know. We’ll be there in a Haire.