Regular maintenance is the key - Home maintenance
is easy to postpone because there are so many things that are in need
of your attention are out of sight. They only enter your mind when they
begin to sputter, bang and demand large amounts of money.
Inspecting and maintaining your home on a regular basis and
keeping to good practices are the best ways to protect your investment
in your home. You can take care of a few tasks at a time or several all
at once - it is important to get into the habit of doing them. Establish
a routine for yourself and you will find the work is easy to accomplish
and not time consuming. A regular schedule of seasonal maintenance can
put a stop to the most common — and costly — problems, before
they occur. Use a camera to take pictures of anything you might want
to share with an expert for advice or to monitor or remind you of a situation
later. This also helps you develop a budget for home maintenance. Protect
your investment and keep your home a safe and healthy place to live!!
If you do not feel comfortable performing some of the home maintenance
tasks, or have the necessary equipment, for example a ladder, you may
want to consider hiring a qualified handy person to help you.