Summer House Maintenance Checklist

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Summer House Maintenance Checklist

With summer the days are longer and the temperatures are more pleasant so it is a very good time to take care of some home maintenance tasks.  Some will take longer than others but crossing any of them off your to-do list will make you feel better. Exterior Cleaning Start at the top with the roof.  Canadian winters can be tough.  Check for any missing or damaged shingles or signs of mold.  Making a few repairs in the summer may prevent a nasty leak during the winter. Look at the paint and siding, particularly peeling paint or chips.  Pressure washing might be a good idea to give your home a facelift without a full paint job.  While you have that power washer out, use it on patios, driveways, and walkways. Heating and Air Conditioning Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) is one of the key systems in your home.  Keep it running smoothly with some minor maintenance like changing the furnace filter.  If you have a window air conditioner, clean that filter also by following the manufacturer’s recommendations.  If you have any concerns, call a professional to have the system checked out. Windows A bucket of soapy water and sponges, and maybe a [...]