HOME MAINTENANCE MUST DO’S!


HOME MAINTENANCE MUST DO’S!

When you own a home its important to understand the main purpose of homeowner’s insurance is to protect from major risks like fires, hail, explosions, theft and wind. What is doesn't cover is poor maintenance which could lead to costly repairs and future claims.
We have put together some useful tips to avoid some future problems:
1. Caulk where needed to keep moisture out.
2. Clean the clothes dryer lint trap and exhaust duct.
3. Inspect your roof for early signs of wear or damage and repair right away.
4. Test and clean sump pump pit on a regular basis.
5. Inspect and clean chimneys annually.
6. Clean and maintain gutters and downspouts.
7. Regularly inspect pipes and plumbing.
8. Inspect your deck. There has been a recent increase in the number of decks that have collapsed or fallen apart.