How To Take Care of Your Home: Tips
Smaller steps lead to big changes and results. If you give a little bit of your time in maintenance of your home it will look charming and having tiptop look. Whenever we hear the word of “taking care of your home” we think that it is much like a complex and particularly technical thing to do. But these are actually some smaller steps and techniques which leads to make your home a worth living place. Following is easy to follow checklist to take care of your home.
Weekly maintenance of your home:
your habit of weekly home’s maintenance mainly depends on the attributes of your home; however, it might have some of the following tasks:
Floor: keep clean the carpets of your floor or even if it is hardwood floor.
Keep clean the bathroom on daily basis and look after if anything is broken to repair it.
Keep clean your refrigerator and all the stuff in it. Clean the outside and inside of all the items in the kitchen and throw away the unnecessary things in the kitchen.
Monthly maintenance of your home:
Following are the things which we should do regularly but due to lack of time it is better to do at least on monthly basis.
Examine and change the HVAC filters:
According to many experts’ filters should be changed on monthly basis but you can also change in two to three months if they are not dirty. That’s why experts suggest to use cheap filters so that you can change it more often.
Outside examination of home:
Look outside of your home for issues such as loose shingles, nests of insect, broken siding and extra grown trees. You can also make a note for solving these problems.
Inspect the detectors:
Look over the carbon monoxide and smoke detectors to confirm if they are working properly. Also, if you have kept fire extinguisher in your home look examine if its charged or not.
Yearly maintenance of your home:
You can do these tasks on seasonally or schedule two to three days in a year for doing these tasks.
Following are some of the major tasks to do yearly:
Wash windows and screens:
Washing windows and screens of windows makes them brighter. This is mostly done in spring but you can do it in any months of the year.
Clean the gutters:
Gutters are filled with leaves and sediments from spring season or from rains so they need to be cleaned out to avoid any blockage in gutters.
Make your Air conditioner system prepared for summers:
If you are used to Air conditioner in summer season you should get it serviced before the summer to avoid any inconvenience during hot summer season.
Repair the broken screens of windows:
The repairing of screens of windows should be done at once but sometimes we can’t look at minor damaged screens so you should decide some days in a year in which you particularly look out and then replace the broken screens of windows.