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Ways to Maintain your Home & Prevent Losses

Here are a few maintenance tips you might want to add to your Honey-Do List:

  • Caulking – helps to prevent mold and water damage
  • Dryer – Lint Traps and Exhaust Ducts – prevents dryer fires
  • Inspect & Repair Roof
  • Test & Clean the sump pump and pit – helps safeguard against basement and crawl space flooding
  • Inspect & clean chimneys yearly
  • Clean & maintain gutters and downspouts which can cause damage to your foundation
  • Check for termites yearly
  • Regularly maintain pipes & plumbing – burst pipes can send water throughout your home
  • Inspect your deck

Performing these maintenance tips can help you mitigate the risks to your home which can result is thousands of dollars of damage.

Source:  Property Casualty 360

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