It’s Time to Complete Those April Home Maintenance Tasks!
Who doesn’t enjoy a beautiful spring day in Middle Tennessee? While you may be tempted to sunbathe the day away, this is actually the perfect time to start working on your April home maintenance tasks.
This month, try and accomplish the following tasks to have your house running properly and efficiently all year long.
Set Up Your Outdoor Furniture
If you’re looking to spend your weekends relaxing on your deck or patio, now is the time to start thinking of your outdoor furniture set up. Not sure what type of patio furniture or decorations you should use? Good thing PARKS has your back! Check out these patio trends for 2015 courtesy of PARKS.
Inspect Your Roof
Just like the rest of our country, Middle Tennessee experiences our fair share of April showers. As residents know, many of those April showers are severe, complete with high winds and the threat of a tornado and possibly home damage.
To be safe (and to ensure the safety of your family), make sure you inspect your roof. Better yet, have a professional roofing company thoroughly inspect your roof. It’s best to identify and repair roof damage before a storm hits. When you delay the repair, you’ll end up experiencing far more roofing damage in the long run!
Look for the following signs of roof damage:
- Missing shingles
- Visible holes
- Broken gutters
- Leaks in your attic
Remember, do not go on top of your roof unless you have experience doing so. It is in your best interest to enlist the expert services of a local roofing contractor.
Get Started on Your Painting Projects
Whether your resolution for 2015 was to finally paint the kitchen, or your fence looks like it could use a new coat of paint, the spring season is the perfect time to do so. If you plan on painting a room or section of your house, remember to open the windows to let the fumes out. Plus, the spring weather is so nice that you have no excuse not to open the windows!
However, if April decides to include more of those notable showers, you may want to hold off on outdoor painting projects. On the bright side, this just gives you more time to complete your indoor painting projects!
Make Sure Your Lawn Care Equipment is Ready to Go
Imagine this: you’ve waited and waited to mow and weed your lawn. When the timing is finally right, you head out to your shed to grab your equipment and get to work. Right when you are about to start, you notice something awful — none of the equipment works!
Just like cars and appliances, your lawn care equipment requires care and maintenance. Take time out this month to check on your lawn care supplies and equipment and make sure they are in top shape for the spring!
How’s Your Air Conditioning?
There’s nothing worse than starting off the spring and summer seasons with no air conditioning. You know just how hot the Middle Tennessee area can get! Use your time in April to make sure that your HVAC unit is ready to go for the warm weather. You can also call on the assistance of an HVAC professional to properly inspect, maintain and repair (if necessary) your air conditioning unit.
What other chores or maintenance tasks do you complete in April? Let us know!