Spring has finally emerged from behind the disappearing snowbanks and with it, a long list of spring chores you’ve had on hold since fall. Springtime adds new life to everything, so it’s the perfect time to freshen things up. If you’re not sure which jobs to tackle first, here are four of the top projects you don’t want to let slip by.
Now that the snow and ice are gone, it’s time to repair your roof, especially if you had any issues with leaks during the winter. Ice dams can create mayhem with your roof, so have it repaired now while it’s early. Have damaged spots patched and missing shingles replaced so that by the time winter rolls around again, it won’t get any worse.
Your chimney should be inspected every year if you have a fireplace. Chimneys can develop a build-up called creosote that clumps up on the inside and can become a serious fire hazard. Annual chimney inspections Washington DC are detrimental to avoid disaster and also to remove soot and check for animal nests.
If your house survived yet another winter and the paint is peeling, spring is the time to get busy scraping and repainting. If you’ve got bare wood exposed on your house, get it primed first. Giving your home a fresh coat of paint will protect it from moisture and the following winter.
Change the entire look of your home with a creative landscaping design. Spring is the optimum time to begin while stores are still well-stocked with mulch and decorative items. The earlier you start, the sooner you can plant flowers and enjoy them the very same season.
Spring has sprung and it’s time to get working on all those stay-at-home projects you’ve waited months to start. Getting to them right now will give you plenty of time to finish, and free up the summer to enjoy the results of all your hard work.