If you’ve bought a home, congratulations! You are now part of the legions of adults who call themselves homeowners and are responsible for exciting issues like silt in the water heater and leaves in the gutters. Wonder what to do now that you have your shiny home? Keeping a home in great shape can feel overwhelming at first, but checking in on the status of your house’s various moving parts can help the process become easier and more natural over time. Not to mention, the ounce of prevention spent on maintenance can prevent having to pay for enormously expensive pounds of cure.
Plumbing failures are the stuff of nightmares for many homeowners. Avoid costly headaches by keeping an eye on your plumbing. Regularly check for drips and water under the sinks, and watch for slow drains as they can be a sign of a clog. If you suspect you may have a leak somewhere, you can call an expert in to perform a plumbing smoke test to get to the bottom of where your pipes might need repairs. Get plumbing issues rectified as quickly as possible to avoid damage to your precious home.
Heating / Cooling
If you’ve ever experienced a winter or a summer, you likely understand how important it is to have a properly working HVAC system. Yearly maintenance can help your systems continue to run for many years and apprise you of issues that might require your attention. Keep your home comfortable and rest easy knowing the status of your air conditioning unit or heater.
Keeping a house can be a full-time job when you consider the maintenance needed both in front, in back, and inside the home. Fortunately, a great feeling of accomplishment and pride can be experienced when you feel your house change and develop into more than just where you live, but where you call home.