Thompson Remodeling's Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by Ben Thompson on 03.4.20

With daylight savings time starting this Saturday, we've got Spring on our minds!  Even though we are still experiencing colder temperatures, it's a good idea to start thinking about getting your home ready for the Spring season.

During the winter our homes take a beating.  The freezing temperatures, ice and snow can cause damage so it’s important to perform seasonal maintenance to keep your home in tip-top shape.  To help you prepare, we’ve put together this list of spring home maintenance tips.

10 Spring Home Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

  1. Exterior Brick and Stucco - inspect for chipping or white water deposits. Water spots can indicate a problem with your gutters.
  2. Siding - pressure wash to prevent mold.  Replace rotted pieces.
  3. Windows and Doors- inspect and repair caulk and weather stripping.  Replace torn screens.
  4. Foundation – look for cracks, heaving or deterioration.  Call a professional for repair if needed.
  5. Roof – check for damaged shingles and have a professional replace if necessary.
  6. HVAC – change filters, clean air purifier and have a professional check that your system is ready to handle the warmer months.
  7. Attic – examine for leaks and proper ventilation.
  8. Gutters - remove leaves and other debris. Reattach if loose.
  9. Chimney – have it inspected for cracks and leaks.
  10.  Landscaping – prune plants and shrubs to prevent soil erosion.

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