Do you have drafty windows? Check the caulking on the windows. After a few years it will dry rot and may need to be repaired or replaced.
Insurance Companies will only allow one year from the date of damage for repairs for hail damage. Have an inspector check your roof after any severe storm.
Most homes in Texas are slab style foundations. These foundations need to be watered during long periods of heat and drought to prevent damage.
Have your HVAC serviced at least once a year to keep it in good working order. HVAC system replacements are very expensive.
Make sure to file your homestead exemption on your primary residence in Tarrant County to save on your yearly property taxes.
Trees are great ways to get shade and add value to your home. Trees should be planted 15 to 20 feet away from your foundation to keep your home safe from roots.
When you paint, write the name along with a swatch of the paint color for that room and place it behind your light switch so if you ever need it again it is just at your finger tips.
Yearly you should flush out your hot water tank. Particles and minerals will stay in your tank until removed thus reducing the life of your hot water tank.
During cold weather, make sure your hoses are turned off and drained along with covering your outside spigots.
Google is your friend but with caution don’t take on projects that you are not licensed to handle. Call an expert if you are unsure of your skill set or competency. We are here to help!
Call your insurance company and make sure your home is insured at the correct amount. With home values increasing, you could be in trouble if you are not fully covered.
Smelling something coming from your drains? Clean them with baking soda and vinegar. This will help remove unpleasant odors. Some drains may need to be cleaned by a professional.
Allergy season is upon us in North Texas. Change out your air filters regularly to keep dust and dander out of your home. Change them more frequently if you have pets.
Is the spray on your faucet not right? Use vinegar or calcium removing cleaner to unblock and remove hard water buildup. If this doesn’t work you may need a new aerator or faucet.
Check your bathrooms and your kitchen yearly for areas that caulking has been damaged. Caulking these areas will reduce the chances of you having a leak. Use mold resistant silicone caulk.
Do you want your AC Unit working in overdrive? Make sure you wash off your outside unit with a hose to remove pollen and dirt from the vents to increase air flow and keep your unit working well.
Keep your kitchen granite clean and strong by sealing it with a granite sealer every 6 months. This will help prevent stains and damage.