Simple Household Maintenance Tips To Save You Money!
Posted By Macey Farnsworth on February 6th, 2019
Your home is likely one of your biggest investments. And it's important to maintain such a large investment! Household maintenance is completely necessary but at times very taxing. However, there is good news. As annoying as it may be to do your chores, these maintenance tips will actually save you money!
Nobody wants to spend their weekend repairing the house, but maybe it will be a little more enjoyable if you know you're saving yourself money!
Be proactive in maintaining your home so that you aren't charged thousands of dollars down the road:
Clean Your Gutters
Gutters are intended to divert water away from the foundation and siding of your home. Over the fall and winter, debris can fall into your gutters rendering them useless. Clogged gutters can almost always lead to expensive water damage!
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Check Attic Insulation
Insulation keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. If pieces of insulation are missing you could be spending way more then you need to in regulating your home's temperature. Replace missing or damaged pieces of insulation to save big money!
Check Refrigerator Seals
The seals on your refrigerator door determine how much energy it takes to keep your food cool or frozen. If the seal is worn you could be spending way more than you need to on energy and even food that is spoiling too quickly! To test your refrigerator seal place a dollar bill in the closed door. If you can pull it out easily, it's time to replace the seal!
It's easy to procrastinate household maintenance. Just remember it may cost you way more money in the long run if you avoid these simple checks!