We do understand the excitement and feeling of calmness you get once you are done with all the permits, property documentation, and legal processes. Homeownership does not wrap up with the buying or building of a house successfully. Instead, the main herculean task which is the house maintenance starts after you are done with the purchase of the house. House maintenance might seem a bit laborious and frightening.
However, the result is always rewarding. As with proper care and maintenance of the house, you can save money in the longer run which otherwise you might have to incur on the repairing of severe issues. In most cases, the maintenance of the house must be done on your own. Hence, we have jotted down a list of home maintenance tips that can help you make your job easier.
1. Inspect Drains
It is essential to regularly make certain that our sink or wash basin drains work in the best condition and that there is no debris or dust accumulated. In case the area gets clogged, the best remedy to open the clogged and blocked drains is to use a mixture of equal amounts of baking soda and vinegar in the cup. And then use that solution to open the clogged drain. When the solution is poured it will start to make bubbles. When the bubbles subside, pour the boiling water into the drain after a 15-minute gap.
It is good to water the plants in the garden daily. You must keep the garden clean with the help of numerous tips. You must remove weeds and unnecessary debris from the garden. Moreover, try to get rid of insects and bugs present in the plant. You can make the insecticides at home as well. Mix the water and mild liquid soap, put the solution in a spray bottle and use the spray bottle to spray the solution on the affected areas of the plants. Also make sure that all the solution is sprayed daily at least twice a day.
3. Dust and Secure Your Entire House
Another significant home cleaning task is to get rid of all the dust in the entire house every month. It is better to clean all the stuff in the house including ceiling fans, windows, furniture, and appliances. Besides that do not forget to clean the door edges which are usually more affected by the excess water. So try to cover them. In case you have babies at home then make sure that the lock system of the house is in the right place and all the windows and doors are in good shape.
4. Clean Your AC Filter
The HVAC system is the most essential system of the house. The best way to ensure the proper cooling and heat system is to clean them. Seek electrician services and ensure that your Air conditioner is working in optimal condition. If you have a reusable AC filter, then wash and clean it under the running water. However, You can skip this step in case your AC is compatible with auto-cleaning mode.