We know life gets busy so we’ve kept this concise and simple for you. Included in this article are home some good safety tips. Be proactive and take small steps to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Fall asleep rest assured you took steps to ensure a safe home for your family!
1. DECIDE ON HOME PROJECTS
Use this month’s indoor time and review home maintenance projects you’d like to accomplish this year.
Be sure to write them down. Studies show if you write your goals down you’re more likely to achieve them.
Use the resource book below. It offers ideas, suggestions and “how to’s” for home maintenance and other home projects.
You’ll find over 600 home projects, thousands of photos, charts and graphs in it.
2. WIPE DOWN KITCHEN CABINETS AND HARDWARE
Holiday cooking and entertaining can leave the kitchen with splatters of grease and other remnants that made their way to your kitchen cabinets and hardware.
Carve out time and give your kitchen cabinets and hardware a good wipe down.
3. UPDATE YOUR HOME INVENTORY LIST
If you don’t have a home inventory list, start one now. If you do have one make sure it’s updated.
Use these excellent tips from State Farm Insurance on how to create a home inventory list.
4. CHANGE WATER FILTERS
Water filters should be replaced once or twice a year (or as recommended by the manufacturer). The size of your household and usage affects this too.
Thinking about adding more water filter systems to your home? Check out this water filter buying guide from Consumer Reports.
5. CREATE SAFE OUTDOOR LANDSCAPING
Create safe and beautiful outdoor areas that offer a stunning landscape to your home.
Good landscape design can add up to 20% of your home’s value. Poor landscaping has an adverse effect.
Take time and brainstorms ways to improve your landscape design and outdoor safety features before warmer weather approaches.
Add lighting to entryways and garden pathways, to decks and around trees for safety and ambiance.
6. CLEAN AND ORGANIZE CLOSETS
7. WASH BLANKETS AND COMFORTERS
Your family room blankets have probably had a lot of use during the holidays and cold months. Take time and wash all of them.
You’ll love the softness and scent of freshly laundered blankets while you’re binging on your favorite shows!
With our team at A Better Home Inspection, we’ve been your neighborhood home inspection company since 1988. Our staff has helped many California homeowners maintain their houses – Please call us at 760-805-1966 and schedule today!