Home repairs and maintenance always end up being more expensive than estimated. I am constantly doing small repairs that spiral into larger ones. See Proactive maintenance tips for preventative care. Several home care issues can be minimized with proper preventative care but to be honest things always happen and often when least convenient. Below are some links to common home care tips.
Annual On an annual basis there are things that should be routinely checked as detailed in the article.
Winter is Coming and it is not the next season of Game of Thrones yet. Here are some suggestions to winterize your home
Spring Forward as it will soon be time to clean the closets and your interior. Martha Stewart Magazine has some great tips room by room.
Summer Loving, Time to get the BBQ and yard ready for those backyard parties.
Fall as you fall forward here are some ways to ready for winter
Moving Day tips to prepare for move-in day ahead of time
Holidays with Thanksgiving and the Holidays approaching here are some fun suggestions to make your space clutter free and guest friendly.
I hope these tips and links will help you enjoy your property to its fullest and make your house a home for whenever you choose to have family and guests visits. "You've Got a Friend".
Wendy is a realtor in the Metrowest and lower Cape area. She has a primary and second home that constantly need to be maintained and is often scheduling appointments on both sides of the Bourne Bridge. To help her manage her routines she has developed a spreadsheet that she will share if you email her at firstname.lastname@example.org