If you’re looking for something to help keep you busy during quarantine or if your house has been neglected because of life’s usual hustle and bustle, check out these easy home maintenance projects that you can do without needing to leave your house!
Watering your home’s foundation may sound like an odd thing, but if done consistently and correctly, it is probably the single most important thing that you can do to protect your home’s foundation. It is critical to minimize the wet and dry cycles to which the soil around your home is subjected.
Have you ever noticed moisture in between the panes of glass in the double-paned windows in your home? Or do you have a white cloudy buildup in a window that makes it difficult to see through? If you have seen either of these phenomena in you home, then your thermopane window has failed. In a lot of homes, if I see one failed window, I will see several. This is often because the windows are of low quality or they were improperly installed which makes failure much more likely.
Many sales people and websites show you how much money you can save by replacing your windows. They tell a good story, but in many cases, the actual savings are less than projected, and it often takes decades before you can break even…
Well, spring has almost sprung so it’s time for some spring home maintenance. We’ve all heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is true with just about anything in life – including our homes. If we will give our home a regular “checkup” and do some routine maintenance, it will better retain its value and do a better job of protecting us.
Termites do millions of dollars worth of damage each year to Texas homes. They cause more property damage than is caused by fire and windstorms combined. It is possible that they are eating on your home right now. There are some things that the homeowner can do to protect their homes from termites.