You’ve hunkered down in your closed up house all winter, and now it’s time to get out and tackle a few much-needed home maintenance projects. Whether your idea of DIY is watching HGTV, or you’re on a first-name basis with all guys at the big box home improvement stores in town, keeping up with these projects is vital.
Just like ignoring the oil light on your dashboard or pretending that a suspicious health issue will just go away on its own, neglecting some home maintenance projects can end up causing far more damage in the long run.
Of course, if you’re not comfortable with tackling some of the more challenging items or if you have physical limitations, it’s okay to delegate. In some cases, it’s best to hire a qualified professional.
Here are 10 spring home maintenance tips that will help you prevent expensive damage to your home, and possibly even save your life.