At the beginning of every year we spend time preparing for great things such as a new exercise program to get in shape or a healthy eating plan to get on track. The intention of eating right, exercising and becoming a healthier version of ourselves are good things to strive for.
While all that planning is taking place for the better you, have you given any consideration to the health and well-being of your home?
We take for granted all the things our house provides for us until something like a plumbing issue or heating and air conditioning problem crops up.
While the resolutions are starting to take shape on the new and improved you, it might be a good time to plan for the not necessarily new, but could be improved version of your home. There are things that can be done year-round to keep the health of your house in tip-top shape, no matter what the season.
The following are some ideas for monthly home improvements that will keep the maintenance of your house on track and easier to manage.
Once you are in the groove with a monthly plan, you can now move on to bigger and better projects that can be tackled on a half-yearly basis. Here are some that come to mind:
Test smoke/carbon monoxide detectors. Pro tip: make the habit of changing the batteries when you change your clocks during Daylight Savings Time.
You may you want to consider things that an inspector might look for while inspecting a house to keep your house in tip-top shape. Here are the top potential home issues to be aware of:
All of these things big and small will help make the space you call home feel like a healthier version of itself.
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