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Spring Home Care Checklist for Your Louisville Home

Now that we have finally reached Spring here in Louisville, we can finally get outside and tend to our homes and yards. ?Here are a couple of seasonal items that you can do for your home and property. ?Remember to check your home inspection report for any items that may have been noted as needing is the perfect time to start!

A Spring Home Care Checklist?Louisville Home Inspector has Spring Maintenance Tips

Exterior:?Examine wood or hardboard trim and siding for caulk repair, damage, looseness, or missing or broken mortar to brick or stone veneer.

Foundation:?During melting or wet weather, inspect basement for dampness or leakage. Sump pump working?

Roof:?Check flashing around roof vents, vent pipes and skylights, and valleys.

Exterior Walls:?Check painted surfaces for deterioration or siding in need of preservative.

Cooling System:?Remove the cover, evaluate, and service central air conditioning condensor. Don’t forget the humidifier.

Plumbing:?Identify missing grout/caulk and repair. Consider replacing old caulk with mildew resistant caulk, and test all plumbing for leaks. Check exterior faucets, hose bibs, and water valves for leakage.

Roof:?Visually check for damaged, loose, blistered or missing shingles.

Foundation:?Maintain grading to slope away from the foundation walls.

Planning a maintenance schedule for the entire year is a great way to take care of your house now, while helping to reduce the need for major repairs down the road.

Remember, there is no need to tackle it all at once. ?Continual home maintenance is a great way to accomplish your seasonal maintenance list, there’s still plenty of time for relaxing and enjoying our wonderful Spring season in Louisville and enjoy the joy of our homes too.

For more information and useful seasonal tips, visit our website at ?If you are interested in having our professional home inspectors perform the seasonal maintenance check up for you,visit our price page for more information.