Outside home Spring Cleaning Tips
Maintaining the outside of your home can maintain the value and the beauty of your home. Some measures you take on the outside of your home will protect the inside of your home.
Roof - Use a leaf blower and broom to remove leaves and other debris from valleys and behind chimneys. Start at the top and blow and sweep downward. Be sure to wear rubber soled shoes and stay off steep roofs.
Gutter and Downspout Repair -Clean and repair any leaks in gutters and downspouts. make sure gutters are securely attached, and replace any loose spikes with gutter screws.
Craw space- Check for standing water if this is an issue installing a sump pump will help. Check vapor barrier for condensation and damage. Opening the craw space vents during warmer weather may help prevent moisture. Replace any old insulation.