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Exterior house maintenance

Harold King

Exterior house maintenance

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Published by Pelham in London .
Written in English

  • Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Exterior walls -- Maintenance and repair -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementHarold and Elizabeth King.
    SeriesTricks of the trade
    ContributionsKing, Elizabeth.
    LC ClassificationsTH4817.3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17394695M
    ISBN 100720713250

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Warranties range from 30 to 50 years. 6 Ways to Maintain Your Home’s Exterior Although a comfy hammock and a tall glass of lemonade may be calling you, take time to do some important home maintenance before you relax.

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Give the house a bath. Spring is a good time to give the house a good scrub, washing all the winter away. Take the storm windows off and wash the.

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Maintenance priority: Preventing water damage. Excessive exposure to water makes your home vulnerable to problems like mold and pests, and will eventually spoil its overall structural integrity. Maintenance tasks 1.

Clear out the gutters (Frequency: at least twice a year) Gutters keep rain and water away from the side of your home and without regular Author: Catrina Sun-Tan. Thoughtful and consistent exterior home maintenance is the key to keeping your home looking like new.

Neighbors will appreciate your efforts and guests will feel welcomed by great curb appeal. You’ll be more prepared to sell your house when the time comes and you’ll save money by fixing problems when they’re still small versus major.

Book a House Cleaner. Exterior cleaning. If your exterior siding, roof, gutters, patio, driveway and walkways need cleaning, try a professional pressure washing company.

Removing moss and algae build-up is important not just for looks but for keeping these materials in good shape and ensuring a safe walk up to the house.

Book a Pressure WasherAuthor: Anne Reagan. Exterior Trim – is traditionally wood, but it requires a lot of maintenance – mostly sanding and painting every few years.

There are composites like AZEK trim boards that I recommend to buyers who don't want to worry about painting, or repairs due to wood rot. Exterior step crack.

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Specific things to watch for are dampness, rot, chalkiness, insect or rodent infestation, and mold. If left untreated, they can cause permanent staining, and potentially even degrade your surfaces, which eventually leads to expensive repairs.

That’s why it’s important to catch it early on, with regular maintenance. Ideal House Washing Solution for All Surface Types. Virtually any surface or substrate on your home can be washed.

Exterior Property Maintenance Continued • Swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. • Depending upon the code or ordinance in use when constructed, a private swimming pool may be required to be completely surrounded by a fence or barrier at least 48 inches in height above the finished ground level (measured on the.

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Warmer, summer weather makes this the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, and also the perfect time to take care of the exterior of your home. Frequent summer storms in our nation’s capital make it necessary to perform exterior home maintenance after the season.

Get your Washington D.C. home – and your gutters – ready for the fall. Another advantage to just leaving your house exterior alone is the fact that bricks are made from a kiln-fired mixture of clay and shale, which is naturally porous.

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The exterior of your home is the first line of defence against the elements, and you need to make sure it’s kept in good condition. We can help with all aspects of exterior home maintenance including: Plaster maintenance and repairs including cracks, impact damage and other defects.

House washing and repainting. Traditional stucco is applied in a three-coat process to wood-frame exterior walls. It starts with a “scratch coat” spread over metal lath attached to a house’s exterior : Glenda Taylor.

The exterior components of a building work together to provide a weathertight skin, if all the parts are doing their job. Protection against intruders, both animal and human, is also offered by the building skin. Good exteriors are attractive, durable and require little maintenance.

Exterior components are often the most neglected parts of a home. Another rule of thumb is that you should budget $1 per square foot per year for maintenance and repair costs. If you own a 2,square-foot home, for example, budget $2, a year for maintenance and repairs.

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Everyone loves summer and the longer days it brings. This is a great time to work on some big projects around the house. Some of the important yearly home maintenance checklist items for summer are: wash the exterior of the house, touch up paint as needed; inspect exterior of house and yard for signs of destructive insects.