Spring has arrived and with it comes seasonal maintenance. Restoration 1 of Conroe has some tips to ensure your home is ready for the spring and safe from any disasters. It is important to check both the interior and exterior of your property for any damages.
Checking your fire alarms should be at the top of your spring checklist. Fire alarm batteries should be changed, and your alarms should be tested to ensure they are functioning properly.
Fire extinguishers are not at the top of your list, but they should be. Check the expiration date to ensure they are not in excess of that. Even if there is not a date listed it still may be necessary to replace your fire extinguisher. It is also crucial that everyone knows how to use them properly and where they are placed in your home.
Check your attic for any leaks. Roof leaks can cause major damages to your attic and the structure of your home. The leaks can also cause mold over time. Check your attics at the beginning of each season.
Water heaters can become rusted and fail to function properly. If this happens, it can cause your water heater to leak, causing major water damage to your home.
Missing shingles and other damages to your roof can cause water and structural problems. Roof leaks can also cause mold growth if not found quickly. Repair any missing shingles or damages as soon as possible
Ensure your gutters are clean and not clogged with debris. A clogged gutter can cause water to leak between your walls.
Check your siding for any damages. Rain and small animals can enter your home through siding damages.
Above are a few tips to help ensure your home is ready for the spring. It is important to check your home and repair any damages that happened during the previous season.