Maintenance Tips

Fall Season

  • Protect your frozen pipes.  The winter weather is brutal on the home and property,  The pipes can become frozen and cause major problems.  The fall season is the best time to ensure the life span of your pipes. 
  • Run all awn powered equipment until the fuel is gone.  Fuel that sits too long in equipment can ruin the equipment. Old fuel erodes the components of the equipment. After the fall season most or all equipment will not be used until the following year.
  • Remove bird nests from chimneys and outside electrical fixtures.  Bird nests in chimneys that are used in the winter months can catch fire.  Smoke debris and debris such as bird nests will cause damage to your home and chimney.
  • Replace air filter
Winter Season
  • Clean gutters and downspouts.  Gutters and downspouts can become clogged with debris.  These should be cleaned once a year.
  • Replace air filter.
Spring Season
  • Check for roof damage.  The roof is an essential to your shelter  requirements.  The spring season provides  good weather condition to repair any roof damages.
  • Inspect the exterior of your home.  This applies to siding, brick and other exterior materials. The exterior of the home with in need of repairs should take place in the season of summer.  Always repair exterior issues before the winter season.
  • Replace air filter.
Summer Season
  • Check for water leaks.  Pipes in the summer season can be leaking without warning.  The leaking pipes need to be checked for cracks or holes.  Leaking pipes can lead to unwanted floods.  Floods can cause home and property damage.
  • Replace air filter.
Further Tips:
  • Always consult a professional if the maintenance project is too large or complicated.
  • Routine maintenance on your home will save you time and money.
  • Plan ahead before beginning any project around your home.