How To Maintain Your House

To make sure you have a beautiful house you need to maintain your house properly. Well maintained house will last for a long time and also will be safe to live in.

Clean your house properly

The first thing when it comes to maintaining the house is to clean the house. It is very good habit to sweep or vacuum the house every day and mop them every alternate day or at least once in a week. Dust from outside can accumulate in the house and this needs to be cleared, as this would lead to contaminated air circulating within the house, which can cause problems to the ones living in the house.

It is also good to give the house a deep clean once in two weeks or once in a month. Getting to every nook and cranny and clearing off the cobwebs that may have formed. Deep cleaning can be a very difficult task to do by oneself so you can ask your family to help you or hire someone to do the work for you.

Carpets, cushions and curtains have to be vacuumed often as these places retain dust easily.

Declutter your space

Most of us often buy any new things that we come across for aesthetic purpose or for any other purpose, but what we don’t do is dispose the old ones and the ones that are not needed. This in the long run would lead to hoarding and the house can become very compact. Remove things you don’t need and those that are broken this would clear up a lot of space in your house and make it look so spacious.

Renovate if needed

To upgrade your house, you can renovate some areas. You can contact professionals for kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or laundry renovations.

Keep the air filters clean

This part is often overlooked when it comes to maintenance oof the house. If there are dirty air filters or clogged ones, they can damage the air conditioners. Dirty air filters will lead to dirty air circulating. Cleaning air filters is very simple, you can just remove the filter and shake off the dirt or use a brush to get rid of dirt or wash them. This has to be done at least once a month.

Check for any repairs

Inspect your house to see if there is anything that needs repair. Look under the sink, your appliances and repair them if you find any leaks or any damage.

Keep moisture away

Moisture attracts moulds and rodents and is the ideal breeding place for some insects, to keep these problems at bay find for any leaky sinks and pipes and fix them. Check if your roof has any leaks in them and fix them.

Check the exterior

Check the walls, windows and doors outside. See for signs of wear and tear and make the necessary repairs. If there is paint peeling off repaint those areas. If you have overgrown bushes or grass, trim them and tend to your lawn too.

 

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