Check out our comprehensive checklist for undoing winter’s damage to your home.
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Like many of us, homes need a tune-up after the long winter months. Everything from the roof to the sump pump needs a once-over after the season has taken its toll. To help you cover all the bases, we’ve come up with a handy spring-maintenance checklist. Consult it every year and your home will thank you.
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Inspect Brickwork and Stucco
Spalling is a chipping or popping away of a brick’s face, leaving the brick’s interior susceptible to moisture and crumbling. Look for this and any deteriorated mortar that typically occurs on older homes.
Replace Rotted Siding or Trim, and Repaint as Necessary
Clean Gutters and Downspouts
Inspect Your Roof
Get a Chimney Checkup
Don't Overlook Your Attic
Check Your Heat/Air Unit; Change Batteries in Detectors
Prune Landscaping and Create Good Drainage
Give Concrete a Little TLC
Weatherproof Windows and Doors
Don't Forget the Sump Pump
A certified home inspector shares 10 home-maintenance tips for spring.