Four Regular Home Maintenance Checks For Your Building’s Good Health

September 25, 2020

We all love our homes and invest a big part of our savings and income in building it the desired way and then to keep it new for long. However, due to a bunch of factors, just like anything else, the building ages and rings up maintenance calls.

To keep the issues from worsening and to ensure your home’s good health, it is important to take note of these maintenance calls before it is too late. In this article, we are sharing a regular home maintenance checklist which can help you keep your building in good condition for years to come.

So, be ready, read on and find out:

1. Regular Inspection

By inspecting your home’s exteriors and interiors on a regular basis, you can identify the signs of wear and tear in their early stages. For example, if you have found out a crack that has just started growing, it may be easier and cheaper to repair this. On the other hand, if you are late to notice such cracks, the repair costs will rise up, and the process may become tricky.

So, make it a thing to inspect your house whenever you get the time. Evening or night is not the most suitable time for this.

2. Check and Fix Leakages at the Earliest

Apart from inspecting your house for visible cracks, it is crucial to inspect it for hidden leakages. Especially, when you are living in a city like Charlotte, with 7-10 rainy days each month.

Whether it is a leaky pipe or a leaky ceiling, in both cases, you will have to bear the inconvenience. Plus, leaky roofs indicate that your house’s structure is aging. And if your home’s structure is not rainproof, its walls and ceiling may swell up, disturbing your home’s appearance and weakening its structural strength.

For this reason, if you notice a leaky roof, get in touch with one of the professional roofing companies in Charlotte, and get this issue resolved.

3. Keep an Eye on the Paint’s Health

The coat of paint on your house’s exteriors prevents it from rain and other weather conditions, plus gives a nice look to the building. If the paint on your building is chipping off, you may need to get a fresh coat painted on the exteriors.

To find out about such requirements, you will need to keep an eye on your building’s paint.

Surely, a few minute chips may not be a thing to worry about. They may even be repaired quickly, but if the situation is worsening rapidly, it would be better to repaint the exteriors.

4. Give Your House a Wash

Along with the changing weather, factors like dust also affect the health of your home’s building. The worst happens when there is too much dust, and you have not given your house a good bath in a long time.

So, choose a good sunny day. Close all the doors and windows (you don’t want the dirty water to flow in, right?). And spill the water over your house, clean the walls on the outside, clean up the floor and pay special attention to heavily-soiled areas.

Washing your home two to three times a year can save it from several dust-bound problems. Plus, this will maintain the great look of your home for long periods of time.

Wrapping Up

If you wish to perfectly maintain your home building, so it lasts longer than usual, you must ensure to keep regular maintenance checks. Making the job easier for you, here we shared a checklist that can help you.

Hopefully, this was useful.

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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