Keep Up With Your April Home Maintenance

This year is flying by and we are already into the first full month of Spring. If your not careful it is easy to forget about all of the little things you need to do to keep your home in good working order.

At Pasterkamp we are always ready to help you with your Denver heating and air conditioning problems but there is a lot more to maintaining your home and if take a little time with prevention you can save yourself a great deal of time and money.

Take a look at some of these tips below of what to take care of on your home this April.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/houzz/2016/04/02/your-april-home-checklist/#a66253b1c53eYour April Home Checklist | Forbes With lengthening days and milder temperatures in many parts of the country, April is a wonderful time to freshen up the home inside and out. From windows that sparkle to a clutter-free garage, here are 13 tasks to make the most of the first full month of spring.

Clean gutters and downspouts. Having your home’s gutters and downspouts cleaned (and repaired if necessary) is one of the first important tasks to schedule this season. Clogged gutters during a rainy spring can cause water to pool, potentially damaging the roof and siding.

Wash siding. Using a regular garden hose, attach a siding cleaning kit (available at most home improvement stores) to clear away winter grime from your home’s siding.

Spruce up the front porch. Clean the porch floor, exterior windows, windowsills and front door. Wipe cobwebs from the ceiling and high corners. Lay down a fresh doormat and plant a pot of flowers. If you have porch furniture, clean it off and wash the cushions.

Inspect paths and driveway. Repeated freezing and thawing can take a toll on asphalt and concrete. Check your driveway and paths for cracks and schedule repairs as needed. Via forbes.com

 

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