Spring has sprung, which means for many homeowners, it is time to start a new home improvement project. This may entail painting rooms, adding on to the home, or simply updating small fixtures.
No matter what you will be doing for home improvement, a general contractor will tell you that a checklist may be appropriate. Here are some things we highly recommend adding to your home improvement checklist.
The top one on our list is cleaning! Deep cleaning should be done in the springtime. This includes your siding, windows, window sashes, curtains, and all fixtures in the home. By deep cleaning them,
You will give them a longer lifespan while making them spick and span.
Moving along to your air unit, be certain that you check this before it gets too hot outside. Chances are it has not been run in several months if it was chilly, so even if the temperature is not sky-high, turn it on to make sure it works properly. If there are any issues, make sure you call a professional early enough to assist you.
Spring is also a great time to check your hot water heater for any leaks. If you do have leaks, you will want to get them fixed as soon as possible, as water allowed to sit too long on flooring can be very damaging. It is also equally important to check for rust, as any rusty spots could cause a sediment build-up and be the start of costly repairs in the future.
Spring is also a great time to check your roof out. Clean out any gutters, removing winter buildup. Then take a peak at the roof. Are there any shingles missing? Do you see nails poking out? Is water pooling up? All of these signalsshow you either need a roof repair or a new roof. If you are not certain about what needs to be completed, call a general contractor to assist you in determining what your best plan of action is.
You should also inspect your foundation with your spring home improvement checklist. Cold temperatures can make foundations crack, so be certain to seal these. If you are not able to do this yourself, a general contractor can assist.
Now is as good of a time as ever to look for termites on your property. This awful little fly-likecreatureeats through the wood of your home. Should you notice flying insects coming out of the woodwork of your home, call a professional as soon as possible to get rid of them.
Springtime is the perfect time to complete home improvement projects. If you are in the Tampa, FL, area and are in need of a general contractor, call Hybrid Construction. With reliable and professional service, their team can help you with all your small to large construction needs.