With longer days and warmer months upon us, most of our thoughts have turn to backyard barbeques, vacations, and summer activities. To maximize your fun in the sun time, take a peek at this AHS.com checklist to minimize your home maintenance time.
If you haven’t already, make sure to walk around your new home in Dayton to inspect for and cut back any over grown vegetation from your home’s exterior and fences.
Inspect decks, patios, and porches. Repair any loose railing or boards. Apply a water sealant to wood decks to protect them from summer rain and sun damage.
Check your home’s exterior siding and apply caulk and paint where needed.
Check your home’s brick tuckpointing and inspect your foundation for cracks or leaks. Foundation cracks can create an entry point for groundwater and insects. Repair as needed.
Have a qualified air condition professional service your A/C unit to avoid any unwanted disruptions in service when hot weather really sets in.
Remember to change your HVAC filters on a monthly basis for optimal performance of your A/C unit.
Choose a cooler day and inspect your roof for any missing, loose, or damaged shingles.
Check your fence. Repair or replace any missing or damaged boards. Stain and seal as needed.
Clean, inspect and repair outdoor furniture and play equipment.
Clean out gutters and downspouts to avoid damage during summer thunderstorms.
Are you ready to sell your existing home and rightsize into a new home in Beavercreek or maintenance free home in Washington Township? This list is an excellent starting place to help you prepare your home for summer selling season. And to assist you in your rightsizing home needs, locally owned Peebles Homes has a number of move-in ready homes in the greater Dayton area.
About Peebles Homes: Locally owned Peebles Homes is a third-generation new home builder offering energy efficient new homes in the Dayton area for over 80 years. Offering new homes in some of the finest communities, Peebles Homes is an active member of the Dayton HBA. Second generation homebuilder Tom Peebles served as President of the HBA in 1995 and was picked by his peers as the 1994 Builder of the Year based on a record of leadership and accomplishment. In 2009, Tom was awarded the prestigious Robert E. McDaniel-Karl Zengel Leadership Award for demonstrated leadership accomplishments over a career. Third generation homebuilder, John Peebles, is a graduate of Southern Adventist University and a Certified Green Professional by the National Association of Home Builders. John has served on the Board of the Home Builders Association since 2013, serving as Vice President in 2016 and President in 2017. John was also named the 2018 Builder Member of the Year for contributions to the industry and the community.
Peebles Homes. Your Home. Your Way.