Maintaining your home can seem daunting. Home inspector Tom Short has some easy tips for you to help keep your home well-maintained year round.
HEATING AND A/C CHECK
Have your A/C and heating equipment checked by a qualified contractor yearly. The heating equipment should be checked in early Fall and the A/C equipment check should be performed in the Spring. Doing this will help to keep the units running efficiently and improve the chances of the heating and A/C equipment functioning for its intended life expectancy.
WINTERIZING EXTERIOR HOSE FAUCETS
Another cold winter is being forecasted. This weather can cause the water in the exterior hose faucet pipe to freeze. This, in turn, can lead to burst pipes and the potential for extensive water damage to your walls, floors and ceilings. But minimizing this risk is easy by winterizing the exterior hose faucets. This website contains simple instructions on how to perform this important, but simple task: