Give your deck a once-over. – Replace loose or rotting boards, secure loose nails and reseal deck if necessary.
Wash the windows. Why not? Clean windows are nice. Use warm water and soap to get those windows sparkling.
Wash or change your window screens. – Use hot soapy water and a brush to gently wash your window screens.
Add a layer of mulch. If you have plants, the extra mulch will help fight off weeds and help your soil retain moisture during those scorching summer months.
Check for outdoor leaks. Go on a hunt for leaks by checking all outdoor faucets. Then look at your hose. You can waste a lot of water if there’s even a tiny hole in your hose. Use electrical tape to repair any small holes in your hose.
Protect your home against unwanted guests. Cover any holes that are more than a quarter-inch wide. Trim your tree branches trimmed back. Branches should be at least 8 feet from your roof. Remove yard debris. Leaves and twigs are a haven for critters.
Clean out the gutters and downspouts. You should clean the gutters at least once a year, perhaps twice if you have a lot of trees around your home.
Inspect the caulking around the windows and doors of your home. You can keep ants and bugs at bay in the kitchen by adding fresh caulking to your windows and doors.
Consider having your driveway and walkway pressure washed.
Repair cracks or holes in your driveway and front steps.
Trim bushes and plants. Pay special attention to the area around the AC unit.
Touch up the paint on the outside of your home.
Check over your fence. Have it repainted, resealed, or repaired as needed.
Look at the outside of your house. Check for rotted, dirty, or loose siding.
Consider getting your roof inspected. It’s important to properly maintain your roof to make sure that it can last as long as possible.
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