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    Spring Home Maintenance Tips 2017

    The trees are blooming, the air is warming up, the sun is shining more….Spring is in the air. It’s the perfect time to check on your home and do some spring touch-ups. Follow my handy checklist below! If you are in Chicago, and need referrals to specialists who can help you with spring repairs, please contact me today. I have great people who can help!

    • Check the finish on your windows & doors
    • Check for broken glass or damaged screens
    • Check for trip hazards in sidewalks
    • Clean window wells and storm drains
    • Check siding and trim for damage and decay
    • Check for damaged gutters & downspouts
    • Clean out your gutters
    • Inspect foundation cracks for new movement
    • Have your air conditioner checked by a professional (once temps are above 60 degrees)
    • Turn off humidifier
    • Test GFCI outlets
    • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and replace batteries
    • Check the underside of your roof (attic) for water damage
    • Check for damaged or loose roof shingles, gutters and downspouts and flashings
    • Re-seal exterior wood decks
    • Check caulk/grout around sinks