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Ignoring home maintenance can turn an easy fix into a daunting task, take the time to repair small problems before they get out of hand. Remember catching smaller repairs early can end up saving you time and money.
Here are some helpful tips :
-Have your sewer lines flushed regularly to avoid flooding in your basement. To make sure your sump pump is working prime it with water.
-Keep up regular maintenance on your roof to avoid leaks. Check for warping, cracking, or warped material.
-Fix water leaks a soon as possible to save on expensive water bills.
-Repair cracks in sidewalks, driveways, and on stonework to stop water from freezing in the cracks and causing further damage.
-Service your heating system and clean your chimney to keep them running at peak efficiency.
-Inspect your home's exterior to make sure your flashing, caulking and sealing are watertight and repair as needed.
-To prevent heat loss throughout your home and to save on your heating bill, repair seals around doors and windows.
-Take note of wasps and insects entering your home through small holes, they may move in and cause real problems.