The Benefits of Professional Landscape Maintenance for Your Home
July 20th 2020
July 25th 2020
What outdoor home improvement tasks should you do this summer?
The proverbial saying “prevention is better than cure” applies especially well to home maintenance. Maintaining your home prevents issues from arising in the future that can be more expensive to repair than to prevent. And luckily, summertime is the perfect time to break out some outdoor items for the season and protect your home from the elements it endures during the rest of the year.
Here are some preventative measures you can take to keep your home in good shape:
Maintain the area around outdoor HVAC units: it is important to keep the area surrounding your outdoor HVAC unit free of tall grass and weeds. These can affect the unit efficiency and potentially cause damage.
Clean your home siding: If you have vinyl or fiber cement siding you can clean it easily by pressure washing it. Make sure to follow safe operating procedures when using a pressure washer.
Removing weeds and moss from your patio: If you have an outdoor patio, it is likely that the tile grout has grown weeds and moss. It is important to remove the weeds not only for aesthetic reasons but also because the weeds can cause tiles to shift. There are a few ways to weed your outdoor patio:
Refinishing your deck: Our decks endure a lot during the winter and spring months. It’s time to enjoy it! Check for simple fixes such as tapping down any protruding nails. To refinish your deck: